Tol (island)

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Tol
Tol (island) is located in Federated States of Micronesia
Tol (island)
Location of Tol within Micronesia
Geography
LocationPacific Ocean
ArchipelagoFaichuk
Highest elevation439 m (1,440 ft)
Highest pointMount Winipat
Administration
Federated States of Micronesia
StateChuuk
Topographic map sheet 1:25,000 of Tol and surroundings, Chuuk Lagoon, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific Ocean

Tol is the largest and most populous island in the Faichuk group of islands in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia. Located in the west of Truk Lagoon, it is surrounded by the smaller islands of Paata (Pata), Polle, Wonei (Onei), Fata Beguets, and Ulalu.

The highest point on Tol, Mount Winipat, is the highest point in Chuuk State, at an elevation of 439 metres (1,440 ft). The high jungle forest which surrounds this peak is the sole habitat of the endemic great Truk white-eye.

Coordinates: 7°20′35″N 151°37′12″E / 7.34306°N 151.62°E / 7.34306; 151.62