Location of Phoenix Islands
|Summit depth||1.8 metres|
|Location||central Pacific Ocean|
Carondelet Reef is a horseshoe-shaped reef of the Phoenix Islands, also known as the Rawaki Islands, in the Republic of Kiribati. It is located 106 km southeast of Nikumaroro, at , and has a least depth of 1.8 meters. It is reported to be approximately 1.5 km in length. The sea occasionally breaks over it.
History and Name
Carondelet Reef was named after the vessel which reported it in about 1899.
The reef is part of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area as an underwater nature reserve.
- Phoenix Islands Protected Area, Kiribati
- Oceandots at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)
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