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Henderson Island, South Pacific Ocean

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Henderson Island is a 14.4-square-mile, uninhabited landmass in the South Pacific Ocean. Recent studi
 
July 27 · Issue #327 · View online
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Henderson Island is a 14.4-square-mile, uninhabited landmass in the South Pacific Ocean. Recent studies have shown that this area has a higher density of plastic wash up on its shores than any other place on the globe. It is estimated that the island’s shores now contain 37.7 million items of debris, weighing a total of 17.6 tons.
24°20'06.6"S, 128°18'37.6"W

Source imagery: DigitalGlobe

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