Mariana Trench in Northern Mariana Islands

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Reported Area

204499.87 km²

Data Provider

U.S. Geological Survey | Science Analytics and Synthesis | Gap Analysis Project (GAP) | Protected Areas Database of the United States 2.0

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available


Original Name Mariana Trench

English Designation National Wildlife Refuge

IUCN Management Category IV

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 2009

Sublocation US-MP

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable