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Wake Island: Geography#

LocationOceania, atoll in the North Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to the Northern Mariana Islands
Geographic Coordinates19 17 N, 166 39 E 19.283333,166.65
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline19.3 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: unnamed location 6 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainatoll of three low coral islands, Peale, Wake, and Wilkes, built up on an underwater volcano; central lagoon is former crater, islands are part of the rim
Natural Hazardsoccasional typhoons
Natural Resourcenone
Land Usearable land: 0%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 100% (2011)
Irrigated Land0 sq km (2011)
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-notestrategic location in the North Pacific Ocean; emergency landing location for transpacific flights