Jarvis Island (2)#

Jarvis Island (2)
Image courtesy of NASA., under PD

Jarvis Island is an uninhabited 4.5 sq km (1.75 sq mi) coral island located in the South Pacific Ocean. Unlike most coral atolls, the central lagoon on Jarvis is wholly dry; its deep guano deposits were mined for about 20 years during the 19th century.