- Kingman Reef /ˈkɪŋmən/ is a largely submerged, uninhabited triangular shaped reef, 9.5 nautical miles (18 kilometers) east-west and 5 nmi (9 km) north-south, located in the North Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway between the Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa at 6°23′N 162°25′W / 6.383°N 162.417°W / 6.383; -162.417.
Kingman Reef / ˈkɪŋmən / is a largely submerged, uninhabited, triangle-shaped reef, 9.0 nmi (20 km) east-west and 4.5 nmi (8 km) north-south, in the North Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway between the Hawaiian Islands and American Samoa. It has an area of 3 hectares (0.03 km 2; 7.4 acres) and is one of the unincorporated territories of the ...
- 0.03 km² (0.012 sq mi), (Land area – not including the lagoon)
- 17 km (10.6 mi)
- 8 km (5 mi)
Kingman Reef National Wildlife Refuge (808) 792-9550 C/O Pacific Reefs National Wildlife Refuge Complex 300 Ala Moana Bouldvard, Room 5-211 Honolulu, HI 96850 View Details REPORT VIOLATIONS Law enforcement issues should be referred to the deputy refuge manager or refuge manager.
Kingman Reef lies 382 nautical miles north of the equator. It is about 33 miles northwest of Palmyra Island and 925 miles south by west of Honolulu. It is a triangular, atoll-like reef and shoal about 9 ½ miles east and west by 5 miles north and south, of which all but the eastern end is now submerged.
Kingman Reef, coral reef, unincorporated territory of the United States in the Northern Line Islands, west-central Pacific Ocean. The reef is located about 920 miles (1,480 km) southwest of Honolulu. It is a barren atoll with a deep lagoon (5 by 9.5 miles [8 by 15 km] and has a land area of 0.01 square mile (0.03 square km).
Kingman Reef was officially discovered in 1798, and was annexed to the United States in 1922.The reef’s sheltered inner lagoon was used by Pan American flying boats as an overnight stopover during the 1930s; a supply ship was stationed there to provide food, water, and lodging to the passengers and crew, as well as fuel for the big flying boats.
Jun 07, 2013 · Kingman Reef is a 30-mile triangle of coral reefs that is a part of Line Island group. A lagoon formed by the reefs covers an area that is roughly the size of Manhattan Island. Lying near the Equator, about 1,000 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands, Kingman Reef is situated far from any heavy human activity. And, it is virtually pristine.