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Kingman Reef
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Southeast part of Kingman Reef, looking north
CountryUnited States
RegionNorthern Line Islands
LocationOceania
 - coordinates6°23′N162°25′W / 6.383°N 162.417°W / 6.383; -162.417Coordinates: 6°23′N162°25′W / 6.383°N 162.417°W / 6.383; -162.417
Length18 km (11 mi), East-West
Width9 km (6 mi), North-South
Height1.5 m (5 ft)
Depth82 m (269 ft)
Area76 km2 (29 sq mi)
 - land0.012 km2 (0 sq mi)
 - water76 km2 (29 sq mi)
Population0
MaterialCoral, limestone
OwnerUnited States
(Claimed under the Guano Islands Act in 1856)
Discovered byEdmund Fanning
 - date1789
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Map of Kingman Reef

Source: CIA World Factbook
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