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124. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument

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87. Buck Island Reef

Virgin Islands

(NPS Photo) Aerial view of Buck Island Reef
Action Date President/ Congress Acres Affected
Established 12/28/1961 J. Kennedy 850
Enlarged 02/01/1975 G. Ford 30
Amending Description 03/28/1975 G. Ford n/a
Enlarged 01/17/2001 W. Clinton 17,255
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121. Virgin Islands Coral Reef

Virgin Islands

(NPS Photo) Squid hunts the Virgin Island Coral Reef
Action Date President/ Congress Acres Affected
Established 01/17/2001 W. Clinton 12,708
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124. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument

Hawaii

Colorful fish swim in the waters of Hawaii (NOAA).

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Action Date President/ Congress Square Miles Affected
Established 06/15/2006 G. W. Bush 140,000
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