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ARCHIPELAGOES
ATOLL
ATOLLS
ALEXANDER ARCHIPELAGO
ANTILLES
AUSTRAL ISLANDS
BAZARUTO ARCHIPELAGO
BELCHER ISLANDS
CHANNEL ISLANDS
COOK ISLANDS
EAST TIMOR
FALKLAND ISLANDS
FLORIDA KEYS
FOX ISLANDS
FRENCH POLYNESIA
GREATER ANTILLES
GUAM
INDONESIA
JAPAN
KIRIBATI
LESSER ANTILLES
LINE ISLANDS
MALAYSIA
MALDIVES
MARQUESAS ISLANDS
MARSHALLESE
NAURU
NEW CALEDONIA
NEW ZEALAND
NICOBARS
NICOBAR ISLANDS
NIUE
PHILIPPINES
PHOENIX ISLANDS
PITCAIRN
PORT BLAIR
SEYCHELLES
SINGAPORE
SOLOMON ISLANDS
SUNDA ISLANDS
SVALBARD
TAHITI
TUAMOTUS
TUVALU
VANUATU
ZHOUSHAN
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Archipelagoes

  1. Archipelagoes are groups of islands and atolls. (Web site)
  2. ARCHIPELAGOES - A world of archipelagoes.
  3. ARCHIPELAGOES is a multilingual site offering information on archipelagoes around the world.
  4. Archipelagoes are usually found in the open sea; less commonly, a large land mass A landmass is a large extent of land.
  5. Archipelagoes are usually found in the open sea; less commonly, a large land mass may neighbor them.

Atoll

  1. An atoll is a circular reef of coral islets, partially covered by seawater enclosing a lagoon. (Web site)
  2. An atoll is a ring (or partial ring) of coral that forms an island in an ocean or sea. (Web site)
  3. An atoll is a sunken volcano, where only the hard coral reef is left after erosion has eaten the soft volcanic stone. (Web site)
  4. An atoll is a type of low, coral island found in tropical oceans and consisting of a coral-algal reef surrounding a central depression.
  5. An atoll is an island formed from a coral reef that has grown on an eroded and submerged volcanic island. (Web site)

Atolls

  1. Atolls are islands that have long since sunk below the ocean surface, leaving only the barrier reef. (Web site)
  2. Atolls are low, ring-shaped, limestone islands with a central lagoon, encountered predominantly in Micronesia, Polynesia, and parts of the Indian Ocean.
  3. Atolls are the product of the growth of tropical marine organisms, so these islands are only found in warm tropical waters.
  4. Atolls are typically ring-shaped with a central lagoon. (Web site)
  5. The atolls were officially discovered by English sailors aboard the merchant ship, Bellona, in 1793. (Web site)

Alexander Archipelago

  1. The Alexander Archipelago is an archipelago, or group of islands, off the southeast coast of Alaska.
  2. The Alexander Archipelago is an archipelago, or group of islands, stretching about three hundred miles off the southeastern coast of Alaska.

Antilles

  1. Antilles is the term used for the whole of the West Indies except the Bahama Islands. (Web site)
  2. The Antilles are typical oceanic islands, in that they do not lie on the submarine platform of a continent. (Web site)
  3. The Antilles is a chain of islands that stretch more than 1500 miles starting from Florida (USA) to Venezuela (South America). (Web site)

Austral Islands

  1. The Austral Islands are five high islands to the south of Tahiti, separated from each other by distances of 160 to 230 km. (Web site)
  2. The Austral Islands are mostly Evangelistic today and all have flown the French flag since 1901. (Web site)
  3. The Austral Islands are situated at the most southern part of French Polynesia. (Web site)
  4. The Austral Islands is a productive farming centre and the women are the finest weavers in Tahiti. (Web site)

Bazaruto Archipelago

  1. The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of islands off the coast of Vilanculos in Mozambique. (Web site)
  2. Bazaruto Archipelago is also the largest marine reserve in the Indian Ocean.
  3. The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of islands in Mozambique , near the mainland city of Vilankulo .
  4. The Bazaruto Archipelago is a small group of islands situated approximately 40 kilometers off the Mozambique coast.

Belcher Islands

  1. The Belcher Islands are an archipelago in Hudson Bay in Canada, belonging to the territory of Nunavut.
  2. The Belcher Islands are home to belugas, walrus, reindeer and snowy owls, and fishing for arctic char, trout and whitefish is excellent. (Web site)
  3. The Belcher Islands are spread out over almost 3,000 square kilometres,The explorer Henry Hudson sighted the islands in 1610. (Web site)
  4. The Belcher Islands were virtually untouched by non-Natives until 1912 when Robert J. Flaherty mapped the area. (Web site)

Channel Islands

  1. The Channel Islands are a group of British island s off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel.
  2. The Channel Islands are a group of British islands off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel.
  3. The Channel Islands are a group of British-dependent islands off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel.
  4. The Channel Islands are a group of islands off the coast of Normandy, France, in the English Channel.
  5. The Channel Islands are part of one of the richest marine biospheres of the world.

Cook Islands

  1. The Cook Islands are one of three New Zealand dependencies, along with Tokelau and Niue.
  2. The Cook Islands are a perfect destination for beach lovers and courageous adventurers alike. (Web site)
  3. The Cook Islands are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand.
  4. The Cook Islands are made up of 15 islands in two groups.
  5. The Cook Islands are not United Nations full members but participate in WHO and UNESCO.

East Timor

  1. East Timor - the 21st century's first independent nation, shares the island Timor with Indonesia.
  2. East Timor is a member of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), also known as the Lusophone Commonwealth, and a member of the Latin Union. (Web site)
  3. East Timor is an area of Indonesia that recently voted to become independent. (Web site)
  4. East Timor was colonised by Portugal since the 16th century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until Portugal's decolonisation of the country.
  5. East Timor was colonized by Portugal since the 16th century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until Portugal's decolonization of the country.

Falkland Islands

  1. The Falkland Islands are 300 mile s (483 km) from the South America n mainland.
  2. The Falkland Islands are 300 miles (483 km) from the South America n mainland.
  3. The Falkland Islands are 300 miles (483 km) from the South American mainland.
  4. The Falkland Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom and as such rely on the UK for guarantee of their security. (Web site)
  5. The Falkland Islands were uninhabited when they were first discovered by European explorers.

Florida Keys

  1. The Florida Keys are the exposed portions of an ancient coral reef, with very little sand.
  2. The Florida Keys are an archipelago of about 1700 islands in the southeast United States.
  3. The Florida Keys are an archipelago or cluster of about 1700 islands in the extreme southeast of the United States.
  4. The Florida Keys are an archipelago, a string of about 1700 islands in the southeast United States.
  5. The Florida Keys are between about 23.5 and 25.5 degrees North latitude, in the subtropics .

Fox Islands

  1. The Fox Islands are a group of islands in the eastern Aleutian Islands of the U.S. state of Alaska. (Web site)
  2. Fox Islands is the English translation of the name given to the islands in the 1700s by Russian explorers and fur traders.
  3. Fox Islands is the English translation of the name given to the islands in the 18th century by Russian explorers and fur traders. (Web site)
  4. The Fox Islands are the closest to mainland North America in the Aleutian chain, and just east of Samalga Pass and the Islands of Four Mountains group. (Web site)
  5. The Fox Islands are the closest to mainland North America in the Aleutian chain, and just east of the Andreanof Islands.

French Polynesia

  1. French Polynesia is an island archipelago in the tropical South Pacific Ocean about one-half of the way between South America and Australia. (Web site)
  2. French Polynesia is a set of islands that is an overseas country attached to France.
  3. As for the name "French Polynesia", that came to my attention at the time of the recent French nuclear testing on Mururoa atoll in Tuamotu. (Web site)
  4. French Polynesia is a safe and easy place to travel through and very welcoming of visitors in most cases.
  5. French Polynesia is an overseas territory of France. (Web site)

Greater Antilles

  1. Greater Antilles - The four largest islands in the northwestern portion of the Caribbean Sea. (Web site)
  2. The Greater Antilles are Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola (composed of Haiti on the west side and the Dominican Republic on the east side) and Puerto Rico.
  3. The Greater Antilles are a triangular underwater mountain range.
  4. The Greater Antilles are an island group in the Caribbean Sea. (Web site)
  5. The Greater Antilles are in the climatic belt called the low latitudes, which extends from the equator to about 30-.

Guam

  1. Guam is a US territory The Northern Mariana Islands (including the islands of Saipan, Tinian and Rota) make up a Commonwealth of the United States . (Web site)
  2. Guam is a United States territory, and the rest of the Mariana Islands are a United States of America commonwealth called Northern Mariana Islands.
  3. Guam is a territory of the United States and so is governed by the U.S. president, congress and courts. (Web site)
  4. Guam is an unincorporated U.S. territory; its capital is Agana. (Web site)
  5. Guam is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Island chain. (Web site)

Indonesia

  1. Indonesia - the largest archipelago in the world; including islands such as Sumatra, Borneo, Java, and New Guinea.
  2. Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia that consists of more than 13,600 islands. (Web site)
  3. Indonesia is a major producer and exporter of coffee and tea, sold on almost every street corner. (Web site)
  4. Indonesia is a place of historical importance in the story of Mennonite overseas mission. (Web site)
  5. Indonesia is a republic based on the 1945 constitution providing for a limited separation of executive, legislative, and judicial power. (Web site)

Japan

  1. Japan is a country of over three thousand islands extending along the Pacific coast of Asia.
  2. Japan is a country of islands which extends along the Pacific coast of Asia.
  3. Japan is a close ally of the US in the Pacific area.
  4. Japan is a constitutional monarchy today. (Web site)
  5. Japan is a constitutional monarchy where the power of the Emperor is very limited. (Web site)

Kiribati

  1. Kiribati is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  2. Kiribati is a Republic within the Commonwealth.
  3. Kiribati is a constitutional .
  4. Kiribati is a constitutional multiparty republic.
  5. Kiribati is a republic. (Web site)

Lesser Antilles

  1. The Lesser Antilles are a chain of 15 major and many minor volcanic islands extending north and north-west of Trinidad and enclosing the Caribbean Sea. (Web site)
  2. The Lesser Antilles are also often divided into a Leeward (northern) group and a Windward (southern) group.
  3. The Lesser Antilles are part of the Antilles, which together with the Bahamas and Greater Antilles form the West Indies.
  4. The Lesser Antilles are part of the Antilles, which together with the Bahamas form the West Indies.
  5. The Lesser Antilles are part of the Antilles, which together with the Greater Antilles form the West Indies. (Web site)

Line Islands

  1. The Line Islands are a group of atoll s and low coral islands in the central Pacific Ocean south of the Hawaiian Islands.
  2. The Line Islands are a group of atolls and low coral islands in the central Pacific Ocean south of the Hawaiian Islands.
  3. The Line Islands are a group of mostly atolls in the central Pacific Ocean, south of the Hawaiian Islands.
  4. The Line Islands are remote and far from bustling cities and active airports. (Web site)

Malaysia

  1. Malaysia is a federation of 13 states in Southeast Asia, formed in 1963.
  2. Malaysia is a federal constitutional elective monarchy.
  3. Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multilingual society.
  4. Malaysia is a multi-religious society and Islam is the official religion.
  5. Malaysia is the home of the first low-cost carrier in the region, Air Asia.

Maldives

  1. Maldives are considered in Asia instead of Africa.
  2. Maldives is a dream destination for all. (Web site)
  3. Maldives is the smallest Asian country in terms of population.
  4. Maldives was among the most severely affected countries hit by the Asian Tsunami on December 26, 2004.
  5. Some scholars believe that the name "Maldives" derives from the Sanskrit maladvipa, meaning "garland of islands".

Marquesas Islands

  1. The Marquesas Islands is a group of islands in French Polynesia.
  2. The Marquesas Islands are a remote set of islands whose history reflects the Pacific history of settlement, plunder and environmental decline. (Web site)
  3. The Marquesas Islands are a half hour ahead of the rest of French Polynesia.
  4. The Marquesas Islands are an isolated group of 12 volcanic hot spot islands in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  5. The Marquesas Islands are closer to Hawai‘i and farther east than the Society Islands, the Tuamotu Islands or the Cook Islands. (Web site)

Marshallese

  1. Marshallese is the official language. (Web site)
  2. The Marshallese are of Micronesia n origin and migrated from Asia several thousand years ago.
  3. The Marshallese are of Micronesian origin and migrated from Asia several thousand years ago.
  4. The Marshallese are of Micronesian origin, which is traced to a combination of peoples who emigrated from Southeast Asia in the remote past.

Nauru

  1. Nauru is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  2. Nauru is a small, oval-shaped island in the western Pacific Ocean, 42 km (26 mi.) south of the Equator.
  3. Nauru is a republic with a parliamentary system of government.
  4. Nauru is a small (21 sq km) island in the South Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  5. Nauru is one of the three -rock phosphate- islands of the Pacific, the others being Kiribati and French Polynesia.

New Caledonia

  1. New Caledonia is a group of islands located in the South Pacific Ocean.
  2. New Caledonia is an overseas territory of France. (Web site)
  3. New Caledonia is one of the northernmost parts of a (93%) submerged continent called Zealandia.
  4. New Caledonia was a colony In various forms, France had colonial possessions since the beginning of the 17th century until the 1960s.
  5. New Caledonia was a colony until 1946, then an overseas territory ( territoire d'outre-mer, or TOM) from 1946 to 1999. (Web site)

New Zealand

  1. New Zealand is a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia. (Web site)
  2. New Zealand is a country of two large islands and many smaller islands in the south-western Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  3. New Zealand is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. (Web site)
  4. New Zealand is a country heavily dependent on trade, particularly in agricultural products. (Web site)
  5. New Zealand is a land overrun by adventive weeds and colonised by all manner of creeping, crawling, walking, jumping, and flying vermin from Europe.

Nicobars

  1. The Nicobars are located southeast of the Indian subcontinent, separated by the Bay of Bengal.
  2. The Nicobars are more similar to Sumatra and Malaysia botanically than to Burma, Thailand, or even the Andamans.
  3. The Nicobars are separated from the Andamans in the north by a 150-km-wide channel and are 189 km from Sumatra to the southeast.
  4. The Nicobars were badly hit the by the resulting tsunami, while the Andamans escaped with a few bruises. (Web site)

Nicobar Islands

  1. The Nicobar Islands are an island chain in the eastern Indian Ocean, and are part of India.
  2. The Nicobar Islands are an island chain in the eastern Indian Ocean, and are part of the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India.
  3. The Nicobar Islands are located to the south of the Andamans, 121 km from the Little Andaman Island. (Web site)
  4. The Nicobar Islands are part of a great island arc created by the collision of the Indo-Australian Plate with Eurasia.
  5. The Nicobar islands are believed to have been inhabited for thousands of years.

Niue

  1. Niue is a rare solitary island state near the centre of Polynesia.
  2. Niue is a 269 km-- island located in the southern Pacific Ocean, east of Tonga. (Web site)
  3. Niue is also a member of the South Pacific Forum and a number of regional and international agencies. (Web site)
  4. Niue is one of the world's largest coral islands. (Web site)
  5. Niue was a British protectorate for a time, but the UK 's involvement ended in 1901 when New Zealand annexed the island. (Web site)

Philippines

  1. Philippines - a group of many islands bordered by the South China Sea and the Philippine Sea.
  2. Philippines was administered directly from Spain.
  3. The Philippines are ecologically unique in as far that there are a lot of small regions and areas (such as an island) that are highly diverse. (Web site)
  4. The Philippines are southwest from our western front doors.
  5. The Philippines are struck by about 10 typhoons per year.

Phoenix Islands

  1. Phoenix Islands are a group of eight islands, 11 sq mi (28 sq km), central Pacific, N of Samoa.
  2. The Phoenix Islands are a group of eight islands, 11 sq mi (28 sq km), central Pacific, N of Samoa. (Web site)
  3. The Phoenix Islands are a possession of Kiribati, but have no permanent population or government representation.
  4. The Phoenix Islands are a possession of Kiribati, but have no permanentpopulation or government representation. (Web site)
  5. The Phoenix Islands are a sparsely populated chain of atolls in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Gilbert Islands and west of the Line Islands.

Pitcairn

  1. Pitcairn is a volcanic island, and Ducie and Oeno are coral atoll s.
  2. Pitcairn is a volcanic island, and Ducie and Oeno are coral atolls.
  3. Pitcairn was first settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions.
  4. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and remains the last vestige of that empire in the South Pacific.

Port Blair

  1. Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands. (Web site)
  2. Port Blair is the chief community on the islands, and the administrative center of the Union Territory.
  3. Port Blair is the chief community on the islands, and the administrative centre of the Union Territory. (Web site)
  4. Port Blair is the only place to do some sightseeing.

Seychelles

  1. Seychelles is a must while visiting the archipelagoes in the Indian Ocean above Madagascar.
  2. The Seychelles are fortunate to lie outside the tropical cyclone belt.
  3. Seychelles is a nature lover's dream, made up of both granitic and coral islands. (Web site)
  4. Seychelles is one of the tropical islands laid out in the back drop of blue and green.
  5. Seychelles is the smallest nation in the world issuing its own currency (i.e., not pegged to a foreign currency and not shared with any other country).

Singapore

  1. Singapore - a small island nation off the coast of the Malay Peninsula.
  2. Singapore is a major Asian transportation hub, positioned on many sea and air trade routes.
  3. Singapore is a multi-religious country.
  4. Singapore is a popular travel destination, making tourism one of its largest industries.
  5. Singapore is a republic with a Westminster system of unicameral parliamentary government representing different constituencies.

Solomon Islands

  1. The Solomon Islands are a chain of seven large and many smaller islands from northwest to southeast over 1,500 km. (Web site)
  2. Solomon Islands are the smallest, Red-sided's are next, and Macgillivray's are the largest.
  3. Solomon Islands is a nation in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea and is part of the Commonwealth of Nations. (Web site)
  4. Solomon Islands was particularly hard hit by the Asian economic crisis even before the ethnic violence of June 2000.
  5. The Solomon Islands are a constitutional monarchy and have a parliamentary system of government.

Sunda Islands

  1. The Sunda Islands are a group of island s in the western part of the Malay Archipelago.
  2. The Sunda Islands are a group of islands in the East Indies.
  3. The Sunda Islands are a group of islands in the western part of the Malay Archipelago.
  4. The Sunda Islands are a group of islands in west part of the Indonesian Archipelago. (Web site)

Svalbard

  1. Svalbard is an archipelago lying in the Arctic Ocean north of mainland Europe, about midway between Norway and the North Pole.
  2. Svalbard is a bit special as Norwegian sovreignty was recognised by way of a treaty. (Web site)
  3. Svalbard is a part of Norway. (Web site)
  4. Svalbard is a part of the Kingdom of Norway. (Web site)
  5. Svalbard is part of Norway. (Web site)

Tahiti

  1. Tahiti is only one link in a gleaming chain of five archipelagos with 118 islands scattered like jewels over an area the size of Europe.
  2. Tahiti is a key centre for international competitions. (Web site)
  3. Tahiti is an ideal honeymoon and vacation location, and this website will provide all the information that you need to get started on planning your vacation. (Web site)
  4. Tahiti is the birth place of surfing and there are popular breaks at Papenoo, Punaauia, and Paea. (Web site)
  5. Tahiti is the idyllic setting for a honeymoon in paradise. (Web site)

Tuamotus

  1. The Tuamotus are probably Tahiti's most scenic islands and more to the point the greatest flat's system we have found in our exploration there.
  2. The Tuamotus were first "discovered" for Europeans by the navigator Ferdinand Magellan, during his circumglobal voyage in 1521.
  3. The Tuamotus were first discovered by Ferdinand Magellan, during his circumglobal voyage in 1521.
  4. The Tuamotus are also important wintering habitat for the Bristle-thighed curlew ( Numenius tahitensis)(Stattersfield et al.

Tuvalu

  1. Tuvalu is a small group of coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean. (Web site)
  2. Tuvalu is a constitutional monarchy and Commonwealth Realm, with Queen Elizabeth II recognised as Queen of Tuvalu.
  3. Tuvalu is a constitutional monarchy with a 15 member unicameral parliament elected every four years.
  4. Tuvalu is a constitutional monarchy. (Web site)
  5. Tuvalu is a safe country of unspoiled natural beauty and friendly people.

Vanuatu

  1. Vanuatu is a 'Y' shaped archipelago of 83 islands.
  2. Vanuatu is a 'Y' shaped archipelago that comprises 80 islands. (Web site)
  3. Vanuatu is a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean (Oceania) with a total area of about 14,760 sq km (slightly larger than Connecticut). (Web site)
  4. Vanuatu is a republic. (Web site)
  5. Vanuatu is a small country, with only a few commodities, mostly agricultural, produced for export. (Web site)

Zhoushan

  1. Zhoushan is the sister city of the San Francisco Bay Area port city of Richmond, California.
  2. Zhoushan was also occupied by the British in 1860 ( Second Opium War). (Web site)
  3. Zhoushan was also occupied by the British in 1860 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday.
  4. Zhoushan was occupied by the Japanese during the Ming dynasty, and served as an important commercial entrep--t. (Web site)

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