NWHI - Laysan Island

Approximately 1300 km WNW from Kaua'i and 900 kilometers ESE from Midway lies Laysan Island at longitude 171 degrees 45 minutes W and latitude 25 degrees 46 minutes N. Laysan Island is about 3.7 sq. km in size, which makes it the largest island in the NWHI. Laysan Island is surrounded by a vast 4,530 sq. km shallow-water coral reef ecosystem.

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Download shapefiles which correspond to the detailed habitat class and aggregated cover imagery. Each zipped shapefile consists of 6 separate files, with the same root name and .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, and .shx extensions.

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