Kanton Island
geographical name island (atoll) central Pacific in Phoenix Islands

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  • Kanton Island —   [ kæntən aɪlənd], Canton Island, Abarirịnga, das größte und nördlichste Atoll der Phönixinseln, Kiribati, 9 km2, heute unbewohnt. Nach 1856 Guanoabbau durch amerikanische und britische Firmen, dann von den USA und Großbritannien beansprucht,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kanton Island — Canton Island redirects here, for the island in the South China Sea off Vietnam, see Lý Sơn, Vietnam Canton Island NASA NLT Landsat 7 (Visible Color) Satellite Image Main articles: Kiribati and …   Wikipedia

  • Kanton — may be: *The German name used for the Cantons of Switzerland *A variation of Canton, the old English name of Guangzhou and Guangdong *Kanton Island, also spelled as Canton Island or Abariringa Island …   Wikipedia

  • Kanton (Kiribati) — Vorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Höhe fehlt Kanton (Abariringa) Karte des Kanton Atolls Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Archipel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kanton Avallon — Region Burgund Département Yonne Arrondissement Avallon Hauptort Avallon Einwohner 11.927 (1. Jan. 2008) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kanton Atoll — ▪ atoll, Kiribati Kanton also spelled  Canton,  also called  Abariringa         largest and northernmost of the Phoenix Islands, a coral group, part of Kiribati, in the west central Pacific Ocean. Located approximately 1,600 miles (2,600 km)… …   Universalium

  • Kanton — Canton (Kiribati) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Canton. Canton Abariringa Image satellite de Canton …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Enderbury Island — (Ederbury Island, Enderbury Island, Guano) is a small, uninhabited atoll 63 km ESE of Kanton Island in the Pacific Ocean at 3 degrees, 8 minutes S, 171 degrees, 5 minutes W. It is about 1 mile (1.6 km) wide and 3 miles (4.8 km) long, with a reef… …   Wikipedia

  • Canton Island Airport — IATA: CIS – ICAO: PCIS Summary Location Kiribati Elevation AMSL 9 ft / 3 m Coord …   Wikipedia

  • Birnie Island — is a small, uninhabited coral island, 20 hectares in area, part of the Phoenix Island group, which forms a possession of the Republic of Kiribati. It is located about 100 km SE of Kanton Island and 90 km WNW of Rawaki Island, formerly known as… …   Wikipedia

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