Howlandinsel

the Howlandinsel (English: Howland Iceland) is one to American Ozeanien belonging small island in the Pacific.

It is with
coordinates: 0° 48 ′ 0 " N 176° 38 ′ 0 " W
0° 48 ′ 0 " N 176° 38 ′ 0 " W and has a surface of approx. 2 km ². It is completely eingesäumt and uninhabited of a corral reef.

history

to the USA belongs it since 1857. In 19. Century was diminished on the island Guano. With the exhausting of the Guanos in the year 1890 the economic interest in this island ended.

A map is in the Perry Castañeda LIBRARY map Collection, section Australia/Ozeanien: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/australia.html


 

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