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Palmyra Atoll
National Wildlife Refuge


About 1,000 miles south-southwest of
Honolulu, HI   
E-mail: Susan_White@fws.gov
Phone Number: 808-792-9560
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/palmyra_atoll/
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  History
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Palmyra has been largely uninhabited except during World War II, when the U.S. Navy stationed men there and built an airbase and refueling station. The U.S. Air Force maintained the unpaved landing strip until 1961. Much of the road and many causeways built during World War II are unserviceable and overgrown.

 
 
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