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Atlas of Baker Island

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Baker Island

English Baker Island - Baker Island

Baker Island, an unincorporated and unorganized territory of the U.S., is an uninhabited atoll located just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean at 0°13′N 176°31′W, about 3,100 km (1,675 nautical miles) southwest of Honolulu. The island is about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia. Baker Island as well as ► Howland Island, ► Jarvis Island, ► Johnston Atoll, ► Kingman Reef, ► Midway Atoll, ► Wake Island and ► Palmyra Atoll lie in the Pacific Ocean, south of Hawaii.


Short name Baker Island
Official name Baker Island
Status ► United States outlying island, American since 1857
Location Pacific Ocean
Capital -
Population - inhabitants
Area 1.64 km²
Major language(s) English
Major religion(s) -
More information Baker Island, Geography of Baker Island, History of Baker Island and Politics of Baker Island
More images Baker Island - Baker Island (Category).

General maps

Baker Island-CIA WFB Map.png Map of Baker Island
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Baker Island map.jpg Map of Baker Island

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Baker Island, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Baker Island. Baker Island is a possesion of the United States since 1857. It has no self-government. No maps are available.

Satellite maps

Nwrbakerisle a320.gif US Fish & Wildlife Service Aerial View of Baker Island

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