Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

PacIOOS Voyager: Papahanaumokuakea new boundary (2016-08-26)

Papahānaumokuākea Expansion

Posted September 26, 2016

On August 26, President Obama signed a proclamation expanding the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument from 139,797 mi2 (362,073 km2) to 582,578 mi2 (1,508,870 km2). This extended the monument boundary...

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