Kwajalein Atoll

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Kwajalein Atoll
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Landsat satellite image of Kwajalein Atoll
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Map from National Atlas of the United States
Kwajalein Atoll is located in Marshall Islands
Kwajalein Atoll
Kwajalein Atoll
Location within the Marshall Islands
LocationNorth Pacific Ocean
Coordinates8°43′N 167°44′E / 8.717°N 167.733°E / 8.717; 167.733Coordinates: 8°43′N 167°44′E / 8.717°N 167.733°E / 8.717; 167.733
Time zoneUTC+12 (MHT)

Kwajaein (/ˈkwɑːəlɪn/; Marshallese: Kuwajleen [kʷ])[1] is part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). It is one of the world's largest coral atolls as measured by area of enclosed water.

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