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Ba•bu•yan′ Is′landsˌbɑ buˈyɑn(n.pl.)
a group of islands in the Philippines, N of Luzon. 225 sq. mi. (580 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
The Babuyan Islands is roughly a circular archipelago located in the Luzon Strait, north of Luzon Island in the Philippines. It is separated from Luzon by the Babuyan Channel and from the Batanes Islands to its north by the Balintang Channel. The Babuyan Islands consist of five major islands - Babuyan Island, Calayan, Camiguin, Dalupiri, and Fuga Islands - and their adjoining islets. Note that another Camiguin Island is located in Southern Philippines, off the coast of Mindanao. Another Dalupiri Island is also located and part of Northern Samar in the Visayan Region of the Philippines.
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