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uninhabited island, 1 sq mi (2.6 sq km), central Pacific, near the equator, c.1,650 mi (2,660 km) SW of Honolulu. The arid coral island was discovered in 1832 by Capt. Michael Baker, an American, and was claimed by the United States in 1856.—continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. (Copyright © 2003 Columbia University Press.
 
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