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Though uninhabited, Baker Island is visited annually by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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US Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Baker Island DXpedition Compatibility - ARRL Click Here to Open in a New Window

US Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Baker Island DXpedition Compatibility
ARRL
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) appears open to a DXpedition to Baker Island in the Pacific, which has not been activated for 15 years. Baker and Howland Islands (KH1) is the fourth most-wanted DXCC entity, according to the Club Log DXCC Most ...


Researchers discover "one-in-a-million" purple egg on sea floor - KTRK-TV Click Here to Open in a New Window

KTRK-TV

Researchers discover "one-in-a-million" purple egg on sea floor
KTRK-TV
A deep-sea exploration in the Pacific Ocean yielded an unexpected find: a large purple egg. NOAA scientists operating the Okeanos Explorer research vessel discovered the odd creature near Baker Island, an uninhabited atoll that sits halfway between ...
Baffling purple egg-growing plant discovered on deep-sea dive... What is it? (POLL)RT

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Pacific fisheries center seeks to study marine species in the Pacific - Marianas Variety Click Here to Open in a New Window

Pacific fisheries center seeks to study marine species in the Pacific
Marianas Variety
The study area includes the Hawaii archipelago, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Kingman Reef, Palmyra Atoll, Johnston Atoll, Wake Atoll, Howland Island, Baker Island and Jarvis Island. The PIFSC is seeking a ...


After 70 years, a glimpse of Salem's Baker's Island - The Salem News Click Here to Open in a New Window

The Salem News

After 70 years, a glimpse of Salem's Baker's Island
The Salem News
SALEM — Baker's Island is one of the quietest places in the city. In fact, the public hasn't regularly visited the island for more than 70 years — when people used to make the trip to try to spot submarines going by during World War II. That changes ...


The Last Place To Experience 2016 Will Be An Abandoned Island Full Of Bird Poop - Atlas Obscura Click Here to Open in a New Window

Atlas Obscura

The Last Place To Experience 2016 Will Be An Abandoned Island Full Of Bird Poop
Atlas Obscura
But if you want to squeeze just a little more out of 2016, we've got just the place for you to do it: Baker Island, a tiny, saucer-shaped atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Located halfway between Hawaii and Australia, Baker Island is one of ...

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Trump Considers Removing National Monument Status ... But Can He? - HowStuffWorks NOW Click Here to Open in a New Window

HowStuffWorks NOW

Trump Considers Removing National Monument Status ... But Can He?
HowStuffWorks NOW
The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument covers 490,343 square miles (1.26 million square kilometers) to the far south and west of Hawaii, and includes Kingman Reef, Palmyra Atoll, Howland Island, Baker Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll ...
Presidential Executive Order on the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities ActThe White House
Bears Ears is overkill, San Juan County leaders tell ZinkeSalt Lake Tribune
NPS Archeology Program: Antiquities Act Centennial - US National Park ServiceUS National Park Service
USA TODAY -Salt Lake Tribune
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Baker's Island residents adjust as lighthouse changes hands - Boston Globe Click Here to Open in a New Window

Boston Globe

Baker's Island residents adjust as lighthouse changes hands
Boston Globe
BAKER'S ISLAND, SALEM — About 40 people took a chartered boat to this island on a warm, sunny late-August morning for a ceremony marking the handover of the Baker's Island Light Station from the Coast Guard to the Essex National Heritage ...


Baker's Island residents wary of an influx of visitors - Boston.com Click Here to Open in a New Window

Boston.com

Baker's Island residents wary of an influx of visitors
Boston.com
Baker's Island is part of Salem, and visitors to it can use its beaches and stand as far as the high water mark on its rocky coast, but they are not welcome. For more than 100 years, residents have been quick to remind the uninvited that they are on ...

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Why I love the most remote corner of Acadia National Park - Bangor Daily News Click Here to Open in a New Window

Bangor Daily News

Why I love the most remote corner of Acadia National Park
Bangor Daily News
White gravestones protrude from an oceanside meadow on Baker Island while the mountains of Mount Desert Island dot the horizon in this undated photo. National Park Service photo. The first time I set foot in Acadia National Park, in the early 1970s, I ...

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The Word-of-Mouth Resurgence of Arthur Russell - The New Yorker Click Here to Open in a New Window

The New Yorker

The Word-of-Mouth Resurgence of Arthur Russell
The New Yorker
Shortly before his death, Russell and his family took a small boat out to Baker Island, a flat rock half-covered by seaweed, four miles off the coast of Maine. The musician sat on a slab of granite and recorded the sound of the waves breaking against ...







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