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Baker Island
Baker Island.svg
Baker Island
Map of the central Pacific Ocean showing Baker Island and nearby Howland Island just north of the equator and east of Tarawa.
Coordinates0°11′41″N 176°28′46″W / 0.19472°N 176.47944°W / 0.19472; -176.47944
Area1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Additional information

Baker Island is a small coral island, or atoll, in the North Pacific Ocean. It is just above the equator. It belongs to the United States. The United States Department of the Interior is in charge of the island. It is called the Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge.[1]

The island has no trees. The island is surrounded by a coral reef. This makes the atoll hard to approach in a boat.


Related pages


  1. "Baker Island" at CIA World Factbook; excerpt, "no indigenous inhabitants"; retrieved 2013-4-19.

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Media related to Baker Island at Wikimedia Commons