Regional Oceania Howland and Baker Islands
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Two low-lying, nearly level, sandy, coral islands surrounded by a narrow fringing reef with a depressed central area. Located in the North Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and Australia. The US took possession of the islands in 1857 and they remain an unincorporated territory, administered from Washington, DC, USA. This category contains links to sites about the Howland and Barker Islands.

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CIA - The World Factbook: United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges
Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
Encyclopedia of the Nations - Howland, Baker, and Jarvis Islands
Provides information about the country's geography, people, government, economy and tourism. From Thomson Gale.
Howland Island Light
Photographs before and after conversion to a day beacon.
Jane's Oceania - Baker Island
Includes history, detailed map and old photographs.
Jane's Oceania - Howland Island
Includes history, maps and details of topography, plant and bird life.
PBS - The Voyage of the Odyssey
Transcript of a travel log by a reporter on a scientific program. Details obsevations of Howland Island, with descriptions of the geography and bird life. Include audio files.
Wikipedia - Baker Island
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article covers the atoll's history and geography.
Wikipedia - Howland Island
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article covers the atoll's history and geography.
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