[ Bathymetry | Backscatter | Optical Validation | Geomorphology ]
Pearl and Hermes Atoll, located at 27.8°N, 175.8°W, is an extensive atoll containing numerous small islets totaling 0.36 sq. km in area. The underlying basaltic structure is estimated to be 22 million years old. The coral reef environment includes 1,166 sq. km of banks shallower than 100 m.
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