Svi ovi otoci se nalaze u [[Tihi ocean|Tihom oceanu]], osim otoka Navasse, koji se nalazi u [[Karipsko more|Karipskom moru]].
Palmyra Atoll is the only [[incorporated territory]] of the above. The other islands are unincorporated. Currently, none of them have permanent inhabitants.
They are grouped together entirely as a statistical convenience. They are not administered collectively, nor do they share a single cultural or political history beyond being currently uninhabited islands under the sovereignty of the United States.
Zajednička im je dvoslovna oznaka UM. Njihova vršna internetska domena <!-- [[Internet]] [[country code]] [[top-level domain]] ([[ccTLD]]) --> je .um.