Batan Islands


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Ba·tan Islands

 (bə-tän′)
The northernmost island group of the Philippines, separated from southern Taiwan by a narrow channel.

Batan Islands

(bəˈtɑːn)
pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the Philippines, north of Luzon. Capital: Basco. Pop: 16 467 (2000). Area: 197 sq km (76 sq miles)
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local time (0259 GMT) Monday, 271 km off the northwest coast of the Philippines near Batan Islands, Xinhua reported quoting the US Geological Survey.