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Aerial Papahānaumokuākea
April 21, 2011

Experience the grandeur of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument from the air. Spend nine minutes touring the largest conservation area in the U.S., and its only mixed UNESCO World Heritage site, from the flight deck of a U.S. Coast Guard C-130. Flying from Nihoa Island at the southeastern end of Papahānaumokuākea and continuing for 1200 miles to Kure Atoll, the northernmost island in the Hawaiian archipelago, this video gives you a birds-eye view of tiny islands and atolls surrounded by the azure waters of the North Pacific.