Diego Garcia#

Diego Garcia
Image courtesy of NASA., under PD
The largest of the coral atolls of the Chagos Archipelago, Diego Garcia Diego Garcia , is visible in this northwest-looking view.

Diego Garcia is approximately 560 km (350 mi) south of the Maldive Islands in the central Indian Ocean. The crescent shape of the coral island encloses a lagoon that forms the harbor.

Diego Garcia is the site of a large Anglo-American Naval Air and Communications facility located on the northwest part of the atoll.