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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]

Baker
Geography
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)
Highest elevation8 m (26 ft)
Administration
Demographics
Population0

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

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  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