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Palmyra Atoll:
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Country name
Definition
conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Palmyra Atoll
Dependency status
Definition
incorporated territory of the US; privately owned, but administered from Washington, DC, by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior; the Office of Insular Affairs of the US Department of the Interior continues to administer nine excluded areas comprising certain tidal and submerged lands within the 12 nm territorial sea or within the lagoon
Legal system
Definition
the laws of the US, where applicable, apply
Flag description
Definition
the flag of the US is used


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