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Residents of Low-lying Islands at Risk

Figure 23.7


This figure appears in chapter 23 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.

http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/regions/hawaii-and-pacific-islands/graphics/residents-low-lying-islands-risk

Residents of places like the Namdrik Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, with a land area of just 1.1 square miles and a maximum elevation of 10 feet, may be among the first to face the possibility of climate change induced human migration as sea level continues to rise. (Photo credit: Darren Nakata).

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This figure was created on November 06, 2012.

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This figure was derived from Climate Change and Pacific Islands: Indicators and Impacts


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