Palmyra Atoll

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Map of Palmyra Atoll

Palmyra Atoll is an island in the North Pacific Ocean. No one lives there, but 4 to 20 people use this island. It is managed as a nature reserve by the United States. It is known as the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.[1]

In 2005, a team of scientists from all over the world started to build a research station on the island. They wanted to study the environment of the island.

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  1. "Palmyra Atoll" at CIA World Factbook; excerpt, "no indigenous inhabitants"; retrieved 2013-4-19.

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