Top 10 largest protected areas in the world

By Jillian Lewis
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   Phoenix Islands Protected Area

 

Phoenix Islands Protected Area

Phoenix Islands Protected Area

 Size: 408,250 kilometers

Located in the Republic of Kiribati, this protected area is the largest marine reserve in the Pacific Ocean and was the world's first deep-water, mid-ocean marine protected area. There are rumors that missing aviator Amelia Earhart crashed on one of the islands in 1937.

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