A sunset viewed from Kure Atoll, located near Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. An atoll is an island of coral that encircles a lagoon partially or completely. Image credit: Robert Schwemmer, NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries
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