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Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument

This Marine National Monument protects a chain of atolls and reefs 1,931-kilometers (1,200-miles) long.
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This Marine National Monument protects a chain of atolls and reefs 1,931-kilometers (1,200-miles) long. The Hawaiian name for this chain is “Papahanaumokuakea,” which joins the Hawaiian words for earth and sky.

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