NWHI - Lisianski Island

Lying at longitude 173 degrees 58 minutes W and latitude 26 degrees 4 minutes N, Lisianski is found approximately 675 km ESE of Midway and 1,540 kilometers from Kaua'i. Lisianski Island is about 1.6 sq. km in size and is surrounded by a vast shallow-water coral reef ecosystem called Neva Shoal. Neva Shoal is estimated to be 1,158 sq. km in size. Lisianski Island and Neva Shoal were formed approximately 20 million years ago when the underlying shield volcano and a portion of the associated coral reef bank were lifted above sea level.

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