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Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Agency : U.S.)

Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge

comprehensive conservation plan

by Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Agency : U.S.)

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Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature conservation -- Line Islands -- Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge (Jarvis Island),
  • Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge (Jarvis Island, Line Islands) -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL84.7.J3 P33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24105582M
    LC Control Number2009366116

    Amaranth was a four-masted barquentine built by Matthew Turner of Benicia, California in Amaranth sailed in the China trade between Puget Sound and was wrecked on a guano island in the South Pacific in while carrying a load of r: Matthew Turner, Benicia, CA. Restaurants near Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, Hilton Head on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews and candid photos of dining near Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge in .

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offers eight suggested walks, ranging in length from the short jaunt to Ibis Pond ( miles round-trip) to the longer excursion across the refuge to White Point ( miles round-trip). The first is a paradise for wildlife photographers and a doable trek for kids. NOTE: 1) The information regarding United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Government information contained here.

    1. Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. This 4,acre wildlife refuge, located just minutes away from Hilton Head Island, is a no-brainer for nature lovers. Surrounded by the Lowcountry’s unique marshland, and home to a diverse ecosystem of wildlife, Pinckney Island is a favorite hiking spot for locals and visitors alike. Americans tried to inhabit the island in the s, but when Japan became active in the Pacific during World War II, they were evacuated. The island is named for Michael Baker, who visited the island several times before "claiming" it in It was classified as part of .


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Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge by Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Agency : U.S.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The UK annexed the island inbut never carried out plans for further exploitation. The US occupied and reclaimed the island in Abandoned after World War II, the island is currently a National Wildlife Refuge administered by the US Department of the Interior; a day beacon is situated near the middle of the west : total: sq km, water: 0 sq km, land: sq km.

Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment ii Abstract, Reader’s Guide, Table of Contents Alternative C – This alternative provides increased frequency and duration of staff visits to Jarvis, and moderately increases scale and scope of management activities conducted during staff.

Get this from a library. Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge: comprehensive conservation plan. [Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Agency: U.S.)].

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island, sq mi, central Pacific, one of the Line Islands Line Islands or Equatorial Islands, coral group, 43 sq mi, central and S Pacific. Explanation of Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge.

The island was established as a National Wildlife Refuge in Jarvis Island: First discovered by the British inthe uninhabited island was annexed by the US inbut abandoned in after tons of guano had been removed.

The UK annexed the island in. The United Kingdom annexed the island on 3 June and the United States reclaimed it in March ofunder the Baker, Howland, and Jarvis Colonization Scheme.

Since 27 JuneJarvis Island has been administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as the Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge. Jarvis Island, island, sq mi ( sq km), central Pacific, one of the Line Islands Line Islands or Equatorial Islands, coral group, 43 sq mi ( sq km), central and S Pacific.

Once valuable for their guano deposits, the islands now have coconut groves, airfields, and meteorological stations. 1. National Wild Life Refuge Park on Jarvis Island: National wild life Refuge Park established on Jarvis Island in In the park is extended to 12 NM of sea area.

The island was administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex. etymology: named after three brothers JARVIS, the owners of the British ship from which the island was discovered in Dependency status: unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Washington, DC, by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Jarvis Island GovernmentCIA World Factbook administered from Washington, DC, by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System The information regarding Jarvis Island on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central.

The UK annexed the island inbut never carried out plans for further exploitation. The US occupied and reclaimed the island in Abandoned after World War II, the island is currently a National Wildlife Refuge administered by the US Department of the Interior; a day beacon is.

Jarvis Island (/ ˈ dʒ ɑːr v [invalid input: 'ɨ'] s /; formerly known as Bunker Island) is an uninhabited island owned by the United small island is a part of the United States Minor Outlying Islands, a group of mostly uninhabited islands.

Jarvis Island was officially made part of the United States in People used to mine guano there, but they then abandoned it. Get this from a library. Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge: draft comprehensive conservation plan and environmental assessment.

[Pacific Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Agency: U.S.),; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,]. Web site of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Last updated: Novem NAME: Jarvis Island FORMERLY: Bunker Island and Bunker's Shoal ARCHIPELAGO: Line Islands LOCATION: South Pacific Ocean Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Resources - Jarvis Island Dot Info Web Site - Wikipedia "Jarvis Island" Article - US-CIA World Fact Book "Jarvis Island" Article. Media in category "Nature of Jarvis Island" The following 13 files are in this category, out of 13 total.

Coral ().jpg × ; KB. Coral at Jarvis Island National Wildlife 1, × 1,; KB. Corl ().jpg 3, × 2,; 1 Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; Tools What links here. English: Jarvis Island - Jarvis Island.

Jarvis Island is an uninhabited square kilometer island located at 0°22′S °03′W in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to the Cook Islands.

It is one of the Line Islands, in the central part of the group. It is an unincorporated territory of the United States, administered from Washington, D.C. by the United States Status: ► United States outlying island, American since. The World Factbook ()/Jarvis Island.

lacks fresh water; primarily a nesting, roosting, and foraging habitat for seabirds, shorebirds, and marine wildlife; feral cats Note: 2, km territory of the US administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge.

The Fish and Wildlife Service prepared this Comprehensive Conservation Plan to guide the management of Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge in Dare County, North Carolina. The plan outlines programs and corresponding resource needs for the next Author: U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service. This document is a draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and draft Environmental Assessment (CCP/EA) for Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge (Jarvis).

Once finalized, the CCP would guide management of refuge operations, site visitation, and habitat restoration for the year life of Author: U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service. Aug 6, - Explore downj's board "Jarvis Island Hawaii USA Sites", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Jarvis island, Hawaii usa and Island.Jarvis Island is an uninhabited 1 3⁄4-square-mile coral island located in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Hawaii and the Cook is an unincorporated, unorganized territory of the United States, administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the United States Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge elago: Line Islands.- These Pacific islands were claimed by the United States under the Guano Act of on Baker Island is an atoll with an area of approximately 1 square mile about 1, mi from Hawaii.

Howland Island, 36 mi to the northwest, is 1 mile long and half a mile wide. On their round-the-world flight inAmelia Earhart and Fred J. Noonan were headed for Howland when 28 pins.