Howland Island

/haʊlənd ˈaɪlənd/ (say howluhnd 'uyluhnd)

noun
a small island in the central Pacific near the equator. 2.6 km2.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Howland Island — …   Wikipedia

  • Howland Island —   [ haʊlənd aɪlənd], Atoll im zentralen Pazifik, nördlich der Phönixinseln, 1,6 km2, unbewohnt; untersteht dem Innenministerium der USA; Guanovorkommen (Abbau im 19. Jahrhundert) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Howland Island — /how leuhnd/ an island in the central Pacific, near the equator: U.S. meteorological station and airfield. 1 sq. mi. (2.6 sq. km). * * * Howland Island Introduction Howland Island Background: Discovered by the US early in the 19th century, the… …   Universalium

  • Howland Island — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Howland Island <p></p> Background: <p></p> Discovered by the US early in the 19th century, the island was officially claimed by the US in 1857. Both US and British… …   The World Factbook

  • Howland Island — Lage (orthographische Projektion) Karte der Howlandinsel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Howland Island — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Howland Island Country and Admin Code UM.100 UM …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Howland Island — /how leuhnd/ an island in the central Pacific, near the equator: U.S. meteorological station and airfield. 1 sq. mi. (2.6 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Howland Island — n. deserted atoll located north of the equator in central Pacific Ocean (1,600 miles {2,600 km} southwest of Honolulu, one half of the way from Hawaii to Australia) which forms a part of the United States Minor Outlying Islands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Howland Island —   Ulu kou …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Howland — may refer to:Places* Howland, Maine * Howland, Ohio * Howland Island, an uninhabited coral island that is an unorganized territory of the United StatesPeople*Ben Howland, coach of the UCLA men s basketball team *Benjamin Howland, a United States… …   Wikipedia

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