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ID: 1006385
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1006385

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Baker Island (possession)  Baker Island (possession)

Coordinates:
Lat: 00 11 41 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 0.1940  decimal degrees
Long: 176 28 46 W  degrees minutes   Long: -176.4740  decimal degrees

Note: A saucer-shaped coral atoll in the South Pacific; it is uninhabited & arid. It is approximately 1 mile long and 1500 yards wide. Administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Named New Nantucket Island in 1825 by a whaler named Orbed Starbuck but later renamed Baker Island by an American mariner, Capt. Michael Baker, in 1832. It was occupied by Hawaiian colonists in 1935; originally claimed by USA to harvest guano deposits. It has been valued for its strategic importance; site of a US Coast Guard LORAN station in WW II.

Names:
Baker Island (preferred,C,V,English)
FQ00 (C,V,FIPS)
Baker (C,U,Polish)
Baker (Dutch)
Baker (Finnish)
Baker Adası (C,U,Turkish)
Baker-eiland (C,U,Afrikaans)
Bakereyja (C,U,Icelandic)
Baker-Insel (C,U,Luxembourgish)
Bakerinsel (C,U,German)
Bakerinsl (C,U,Bavarian)
Bakerinsulo (C,U,Esperanto)
Baker-insulo (C,U,Ido)
Bakeri saar (C,U,Estonian)
Bakerjev otok (C,U,Slovene)
Bakerön (C,U,Swedish)
Bakerov ostrov (C,U,Slovak)
Bakerøya (C,U,Norwegian)
Baker-sziget (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Baker-tó (C,U,Chinese, Min Nan)
Baker uhartea (C,U,Basque)
Bakerův ostrov (C,U,Czech)
Beassášsuolu (C,U,Northern Sami)
Beikera sala (C,U,Latvian)
Beyker adası (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Đảo Baker (C,U,Vietnamese)
Enys Baker (C,U,Cornish)
Erékùṣù Baker (C,U,Yoruba)
Île Baker (C,U,French)
Ilha Baker (C,U,Portuguese)
Illa Baker (C,U,Galician)
Illa Baker (Catalan)
Insula Baker (C,U,Latin)
Insula Baker (Romanian)
Isla Baker (C,U,Spanish)
Isoa Baker (C,U,Ligurian)
Isola Baker (C,U,Italian)
Ìsula Baker (C,U,Sicilian)
Ostrvo Baker (C,U,Bosnian)
Otok Baker (C,U,Croatian)
Pulau Baker (C,U,Indonesian)
Pulau Baker (Malay (macrolanguage))
Pulo Baker (C,U,Javanese)
Pulo Baker (Sunda)
Бейкер (C,U,Chechen)
Бейкер (Russian)
Бейкер (Ukrainian)
Бејкер (C,U,Serbian)
貝克島 (C,U,Chinese, Yue)
貝克島 (Chinese)
बेकर बेट (C,U,Marathi)
ബേക്കർ ദ്വീപ് (C,U,Malayalam)
베이커 섬 (C,U,Korean)
جزيرة بيكر (C,U,Arabic)
جزیره بیکر (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
جزیرہ بیکر (C,U,Urdu)
Բեյքերի կղզի (C,U,Armenian)
ベーカー島 (C,U,Japanese)
ბეიკერი (C,U,Georgian)
בייקר (C,U,Hebrew )
เกาะเบเกอร์ (C,U,Thai)
Бејкеров Остров (C,U,Macedonian)
பேக்கர் தீவு (C,U,Tamil)
Μπαίηκερ (C,U,Greek)
Бейкер аралы (C,U,Kazakh)
Востраў Бэйкер (C,U,Belorussian)
New Nantucket Island (H,V)
Phoebe Island (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Baker Island (possession)  ............  Baker Island (possession) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of United States Minor Outlying Islands (general region)  ....  United States Minor Outlying Islands (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Baker Island (possession)  ........  Baker Island (possession)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Baker Island (possession)  ........  Baker Island (possession) (P)

Place Types:
possession (preferred, C)  ............  claimed by USA in 1857; abandoned during WW II but re-occupied in 1944
primary political unit (C)
first level subdivision (C)
unincorporated territory (C)
island (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Бейкер..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Бејкер..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
貝克島..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
बेकर बेट..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
ബേക്കർ ദ്വീപ്..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
베이커 섬..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
جزيرة بيكر..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
جزیره بیکر..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
جزیرہ بیکر..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Բեյքերի կղզի..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
ベーカー島..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
ბეიკერი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
בייקר..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
เกาะเบเกอร์..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Бејкеров Остров..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
பேக்கர் தீவு..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Μπαίηκερ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Бейкер аралы..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Востраў Бэйкер..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker Adası..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker-eiland..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakereyja..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker-Insel..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakerinsel..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakerinsl..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakerinsulo..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker-insulo..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakeri saar..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker Island..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 108
Bakerjev otok..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakerön..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakerov ostrov..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakerøya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker-sziget..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker-tó..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Baker uhartea..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Bakerův ostrov..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Beassášsuolu..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Beikera sala..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Beyker adası..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Đảo Baker..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Enys Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Erékùṣù Baker..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
FQ00..........  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Île Baker..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Ilha Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Illa Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Insula Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Isla Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Isoa Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Isola Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Ìsula Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
New Nantucket Island..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 814
Ostrvo Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Otok Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Phoebe Island..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 814
Pulau Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Pulo Baker..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 814
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 5854907
..................  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 108
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker_Island
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  USGS, Geographic Names System [online] (1998-)

 

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