reef and unincorporated U.S. territory in the Pacific Ocean
Southeast part of Kingman Reef, looking north
|Region||Northern Line Islands|
|Length||18 km (11 mi), East-West|
|Width||9 km (6 mi), North-South|
|Height||1.5 m (5 ft)|
|Depth||82 m (269 ft)|
|Area||76 km² (29 sq mi)|
|- land||0.012 km² (0 sq mi)|
|- water||76 km² (29 sq mi)|
(Claimed under the Guano Islands Act in 1856)
|Discovered by||Edmund Fanning|
It is the farthest north of the Northern Line Islands. It is only sometimes above water.
Palmyra Atoll is the other U.S. territory in the Northern Line Islands.