Kanton Island


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Kan·ton Island

or Can·ton Island  (kăn′tŏn′, kăn′tŏn′, -tən)
A coral atoll of the Phoenix Islands of Kiribati in the central Pacific Ocean. An important aviation way station under Anglo-American control from 1939, Kanton became part of independent Kiribati in 1979.
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