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  Northern Mariana Islands - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
There is little seasonal temperature variation; the dry season runs from December to June, the rainy season from July to October can include typhoons.
The southern islands are limestone with level terraces and fringing coral reefs; the northern islands are volcanic, with active volcanoes on Anatahan, Pagan and Agrihan.
(The volcano on Agrihan is the highest elevation in the islands at 965 meters (3,165 feet)).
open-encyclopedia.com /Northern_Mariana_Islands   (599 words)

  
 Extinctions and Loss of Species from Guam: Lizards
This gecko is known from Cocos, Guam, Rota, Tinian, Saipan, Srigan, Guguan, Alamagan, Pagan, and Agrihan.
This attractively patterned gecko may be the least tolerant of man. It is alert and runs on the ground when approached at night, and frequently will stop and depend on cryptic coloration against a background of ground litter to hide.
The house gecko is known from Cocos, Guam, Rota, Tinian, Saipan, Alamagan, Pagan, and Agrihan.
www.mesc.usgs.gov /resources/education/bts/impacts/herps.asp   (3907 words)

  
 Read about Agrihan at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Agrihan and learn about Agrihan here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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 Patrol Gunboat Cruise to the Marianas
After consulting with his skipper and holding a radio consultation with Tacoma’s corpsman, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Dave Doyle, it was decided to notify the district medical officer on Saipan.
The following day, while we were on the island of Agrihan, the man was air-evacuated from the island for a gallstone operation.
Since the ships were to remain at overnight anchorage near Pagan, the two crews teamed up to provide the island residents with some special entertainment in the form of a movie.
www.gunboatriders.com /pubs/patrol_gunboat_cruise_to_the_mar.html   (1193 words)

  
 Saipan Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Supertyphoon Songda severely battered the tiny populated islands of Agrihan, Alamagan and Pagan, destroying houses and wiping out crops.
Recent reports reaching the EOC said some 36 people reside on the three islands-13 on Agrihan, 12 on Alamagan, and 11 on Pagan.
EOC public information officer Jenn Castro said Agrihan's residents only had 10 gallons of water remaining as of yesterday afternoon, while those at Alamagan only had about a week's supply of water.
www.saipantribune.com /archives/newsstoryarch.aspx?cat=1&newsID=40047&archdte=9-3-2004   (427 words)

  
 GuamPDN.com | Navigator Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The gifts of clothing, toys, and food supplies were well received by grateful residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands.
Agrihan is currently home to 11 residents including children and a newborn baby.
Lying 40 nautical miles to the south of Agrihan and formerly uninhabited, volcanic Pagan has only recently been settled by seven residents.
www.guampdn.com /guampublishing/navigator/data/EpZkuuAklVVtFfoHby.htm   (351 words)

  
 Storm Data: Additions/corrections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Tingting became a typhoon later in the afternoon, then passed 65 miles southwest of Pagan Island with maximum winds of 90 mph at 2200 SST that evening.
Along with the high winds, all the islands received heavy rain, but Guam was especially hard hit, with phenomenal rainfall resulting in widespread flash flooding and property damage.
On Agrihan, the main public facility, used as a dispensary, radio room, food closet and storm shelter, was heavily damaged.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0QRF/is_1_47/ai_n15340842   (11553 words)

  
 Northern Marianas - Forum de Caranx.net
According to their information, the boat leaves from Siphan and goes up to Agrihan, northern part of Northern Mariana directly and comes down while checking many spots.
The trip to Agrihan from Siphan takes 22- 25 hours since the boat cruises at 10 knot.
They said they fished Agrihan, Pagan Island and Alamagam/ Guguan and had lots of action with dogtooth tuna along with GT, small yellowfin tuna, shark, grouper, etc. On a particular trip in early July, 2004, they had 93 kg, 75 kg dogtooth tuna and 53 kg GT.
www.caranx.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=1446   (702 words)

  
 Saipan Tribune
She said there were no casualties reported from Agrihan, Alamagan, and Pagan when the storm struck the three islands with powerful winds and heavy rainfall, just days after they incurred severe damage from Songda.
Some 36 people reportedly reside on these islands-13 on Agrihan, 12 on Alamagan, and 11 on Pagan.
Castro earlier said Songda totally destroyed two houses and blew away roofs of two other houses on Alamagan and Agrihan, destroyed two houses and damaged a boat on Pagan and completely wiped out the three islands' crops.
www.saipantribune.com /newsstory.aspx?cat=1&newsID=40150   (541 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Guam having a busy typhoon season   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
On Sept. 1, Typhoon Songda brought 110 mph winds to Agrihan, Pagan and Alamagan, the three sparsely inhabited islands in the northern part of the Marianas chain.
The islands, about 300 to 350 miles north of Guam, lost half of their combined eight homes, as well as much of their water and food supplies.
Less than a week after being pummeled by Typhoon Songda, residents of the three northern Mariana islands of Agrihan, Pagan and Alamagan were forced to seek shelter once more as their islands bore the brunt of another storm.
www.usatoday.com /weather/hurricane/2004-12-13-typhoons-year_x.htm?POE=WEAISVA   (1237 words)

  
 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Staff Sergeant Zachary Sandlin distinguished himself by heroism involving voluntary risk of life at Agrihan Island, Trust Territories of the Pacific on 13 May 1966.
On that date, Sergeant Sandlin deployed with full para-scuba gear into rough seas near Agrihan Island, risking possible severe injury on the sheer cliffs and the rough surf surrounding the island’s only beach, in order to determine the nature of an unidentified epidemic.
Upon examination of the forty-six residents, Sergeant Sandlin found that all were suffering from colds, ear infections, and bronchitis and that two small children had acute pneumonia.
www.pjsinnam.com /Medals/AM/Sandlin_AM.htm   (165 words)

  
 Mini-eruption on Anatahan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sauter said the team would also gather small pieces of rock from the islands to study their geochemistry and determine the chemicals in them, which could indicate where they came from.
Last year, the team installed three seismic stations each on Guam and Tinian, six on Saipan, two on Pagan, and one each on Anatahan, Sariguan, Guguan, Alamagan and Agrihan.
The team had just come from Agrihan last year when they witnessed Anatahan's big volcanic eruption on its way back to Saipan after a weeklong trip.
www.hellopacific.com /news/general/news/2004/04/14/14reg11.html   (479 words)

  
 NOAA Fisheries - Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
The Chief Scientist for the cruise is Dr. Robert Schroeder, a lead member of the PIFSC research team employed by the NOAA-University of Hawaii Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR).
A giant Grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus) at Agrihan in 2003.
Due to its length, the expedition is divided into four parts with some scientists being replaced each time the ship comes into port.
www.nmfs.hawaii.edu /cruise/oes0510.php   (699 words)

  
 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
distinguished himself by heroism involving voluntary risk of life at Agrihan Island, Trust Territories of the Pacific on 13 May 1966.
On that date, Sergeant Roberts deployed with full para-scuba gear into rough seas near Agrihan Island, risking possible severe injury on the sheer cliffs and the rough surf surrounding the island’s only beach, in order to determine the nature of an unidentified epidemic.
Upon examination of the forty-six residents, Sergeant Roberts found that all were suffering from colds, ear infections, and bronchitis and that two small children had acute pneumonia.
www.pjsinnam.com /Medals/AM/Roberts_AM.htm   (162 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
THIS IS 110 MILES NORTH OF GUAM...85 MILES NORTHWEST OF ROTA...90 MILES WEST OF TINIAN...100 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF SAIPAN...125 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ANATAHAN...200 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ALAMAGAN...AND 270 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF AGRIHAN.
DAMAGING SOUTH WINDS OF 40 MPH OR MORE ARE AFFECTING ANATAHAN...AND SHOULD SPREAD TO ALAMAGAN BY DAYBREAK AND AGRIHAN BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
TYPHOON FORCE WINDS OF 75 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED ON AGRIHAN EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov /oa/climate/research/2002/dec/pongsona.txt   (1146 words)

  
 Pongsona slows, but continues northwest track towards Guam and Rota
The National Weather Service reported as of 4AM Sunday that Typhoon Pongsona is tracking northwest towards Guam and Rota is moving at a rate of 10 miles per hour.
A typhoon warning remains in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan, with a typhoon watch remains in effect for Agrihan.
This also placed it 175 miles south southeast of Rota, 230 miles south southeast of Tinian and Saipan, 320 miles south southeast of Anatahan, 410 miles south of Alamagan, and 485 miles south of Agrihan.
www.kuam.com /news/4757.aspx   (247 words)

  
 Vectorized Shoreline of Agrihan CNMI 2001, Derived from IKONOS Imagery
Vectorized Shoreline of Agrihan CNMI 2001, Derived from IKONOS Imagery
The vectorized shoreline data was derived from the one-meter panchromatic IKONOS imagery.
Data set is not for use in litigation.
www.coris.noaa.gov /metadata/records/xml/shoreline_agrihan_2001.xml   (947 words)

  
 Agrihan Island IKONOS Mosaic Imagery 2001-2003 - IKONOS Imagery for the Northern Mariana Islands
Agrihan Island IKONOS Mosaic Imagery 2001-2003 - IKONOS Imagery for the Northern Mariana Islands
OCEAN BASIN > Pacific Ocean > Western Pacific Ocean > Agrihan Island > Agrihan Island (18N145E0002)
COUNTRY/TERRITORY > Northern Mariana Islands > Agrihan Island > Agrihan Island (18N145E0002)
www.coris.noaa.gov /metadata/records/xml/image_mosaic_agrihan_2003.xml   (659 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
AT 1 AM LST...THE CENTER OF A POORLY-DEFINED TROPICAL DISTURBANCE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 147 DEGREES EAST...OR ABOUT 80 MILES EAST OF PAGAN...100 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF AGRIHAN AND 215 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF SAIPAN.
THE DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY NORTHWEST OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...PASSING THROUGH THE NORTHERN MARIANAS...INCLUDING PAGAN AND AGRIHAN.
SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM SAIPAN AND TINIAN...TO PAGAN AND AGRIHAN TODAY AND TONIGHT.
weather.noaa.gov /pub/data/watches_warnings/special_weather_stmt/pm/pmz154.txt   (178 words)

  
 Northern Mariana Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Terrain: southern islands are limestone with level terraces and
Natural hazards: active volcanoes on Pagan and Agrihan; typhoons
Environment-current issues: contamination of groundwater on Saipan may
www.nalanda.nitc.ac.in /reference/general/Cia/182.html   (714 words)

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