NWHI - Nihoa Island

Approximately 250 km WNW of Kaua'i and 1975 km ESE of Midway lies Nihoa Island at longitude 161 degrees 56 minutes W and latitude 23 degrees 03 minutes N. Nihoa is estimated to be 7.2 million years old. Erosion has left only about 0.6 sq. km of what was once a large island. The sheer cliffs of the island jut up to as high as 215 m.

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