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 List of islands in the Arctic Ocean - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This is a list of islands of the Arctic Ocean.
List of islands of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
List of islands in the Arctic Ocean, See also, Lists of islands and Arctic.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_islands_in_the_Arctic_Ocean   (89 words)

  
 Climate Change Impacts on the US: US-Affiliated Islands of the Pacific and Caribbean. Educational Resources
The size of the lens is directly related to the size of the island: larger islands have lenses that are less vulnerable to tidal mixing and have enough storage for withdrawals.
Pacific Islands: Rainfall, stream flow, and groundwater are fairly abundant on the Big Island of Hawaii, but many areas are withdrawing water at rates close to the estimated renewable amount of the aquifers near the populated areas.
For example, the "Hilo side" of the Big Island of Hawaii consistently receives abundant rainfall and is one of the wettest places in the Hawaiian Islands, while the "Kona side" (opposite coast) is where the majority of tourism development is occurring and has experienced significant periods of drought.
www.usgcrp.gov /usgcrp/nacc/education/islands/islands-edu-3.htm   (2195 words)

  
 List of islands in the Pacific Ocean - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
List of islands in the Pacific Ocean - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_islands_in_the_Pacific_Ocean   (56 words)

  
 The Pacific Ocean Network
We are looking at the entertainment radio stations that were established in the Pacific areas towards the end of the Pacific War, and on this occasion we examine the stations that were clustered together under the concept of the "Pacific Ocean Network".
The Pacific Ocean was named by the Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, in the year 1520 during his fateful attempt to become the first Europeans to sail completely around the world.
Most of the dozen AFRS stations in the "Pacific Ocean Network" left the air soon after the end of the Pacific War, though at least one is still on the air to this day.
radiodx.com /spdxr/Pacific_Ocean_Network.htm   (529 words)

  
 Whitsunday Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
All islands are easily accessible by aircraft or by cruise, private charter, or skipper your own bareboat yacht with your friends or family as crew.
The few islands left in private hands house another three resorts, while the rest are mainly uninhabited and largely the domain of local yachties.
The list is not exhaustive; word of mouth is the best method of finding out about who is still in business, what the current deals are and if operators live up to their advertisements.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /australia/queensland/whitsundayislands.asp   (1435 words)

  
 LLRX -- Law of the Pacific Islands: A guide to Web Based Resources
The Pacific Islands, are scattered across a quarter of the earth's surface.
The Pacific Islands are separated into the three sub-regions of Melanesia (West), Polynesia (South-East) and Micronesia (North), based on their ethnic, linguistic and cultural differences.
Pacific Ocean Studies at APRI are led by Tony Angelo who combines this with strong interests in Asia and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.
www.llrx.com /features/pacific.htm   (1855 words)

  
 The Fish List
Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans; northern California to Peru, Japan to New Zealand, Hawaiian Is. 192-1,525 m (634-5,033 ft).
Throughout northern Pacific from Japan and Kuril Is. to western Bering Sea to south of the Aleutian Is. and to Islas Revillagigedo, Mexico.
In eastern Pacific from Gulf of Alaska (eastern Aleutian Is.?) to Chile.
www.lovelab.id.ucsb.edu /l_long.html   (5233 words)

  
 Old Maps and Sea Charts of the Pacific Ocean by Grace Galleries of Harpswell Maine
B/W. This interesting scene on the island of Ulietéa, in the Society Islands group, is literally translated as “a view of the inside of a house in the island of Ulietea, with the representation of a dance to the music of the country”.
Their tracks are clearly delineated crossing the region and the discovery and charting of the Society Islands by the four great navigators was a milestone in the history of the Pacific Ocean in the late 18th century.
The islands of Huaheine and Otaheite (Tahiti) are in the Society Islands in the South Pacific.
www.gracegalleries.com /Pacific_Ocean_Listings.htm   (6475 words)

  
 GIN - Global Islands Network Island Links Directory - the number one source of information on Islands and Island issues
All websites listed here have been individually chosen based on their quality of content and appropriateness to the specific region they represent.
The Indian Ocean is bordered by Africa on the west, India on the north and Australia on the east, but to the south there is open sea as far as the Antarctic.
The Pacific is the largest and deepest of all the oceans with an area of 165 million square kilometres, an area greater than that of all the world's lands put together.
globalislands.net /links/regional/regional.php?mfxsr=4&selectedval=218   (866 words)

  
 Top 10 Romantic Islands - by authority Howard Hillman
Charming islands and atolls situated remotely in the Indian Ocean.
The subtropical island of Madeira has mountainous scenery and a rugged coastline dotted with tempting beaches.
The islands and island groups must not only have romantic settings for couples including honeymooners, they must also have quality resorts offering a fair amount of privacy.
www.hillmanwonders.com /top10/romantic_islands.htm   (262 words)

  
 SMALL ISLANDS VOICE
Activities have commenced in Palau and Cook Islands in the Pacific, Seychelles in the Indian Ocean, and St. Kitts and Nevis and Bequia (St. Vincent and the Grenadines) in the Caribbean.
It is not surprising that tourism is the number one income for each island, however, there is a growing concern that the demands of tourism are causing social problems a lack of respect for local traditions, culture and lack of land areas for planting and beach access.
There is also a growing concern that small islands are slipping backwards in the area of practicing democratic principles and too much attention is being focused by their leaders on international issues and not enough on the everyday problems people face on their islands.
www.unesco.org /csi/smis/siv/Pacific/cook8.htm   (393 words)

  
 Wetlands of the Pitcairn Islands
The Pitcairn Islands are a group of four small islands situated between latitudes 23 and 26 degrees South and longitudes 124 and 131 degrees West in the South Pacific Ocean, about 2,000 km southeast of Tahiti and 1,900 km west of Easter Island.
Henderson, the largest island in the group with an area of 3,700 ha, is a raised limestone atoll which rises to 33 m.
The islands are of particular conservation importance for their endemic plants and invertebrates, endemic land-birds (four on Henderson Island), globally significant breeding populations of seabirds (especially gadfly petrels Pterodroma spp.), and non-breeding populations of the threatened Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis).
library.puc.edu /pitcairn/pitcairn/wetlands.shtml   (1383 words)

  
 Pacific Natural History Book Company
Pacific Natural History Book Co. presents a list of the most important books on the Biology, Botany, and Natural History of Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.
The list is divided into the following topics: plants, birds, marine life, insects, geology, environment and endangered species.
List and Summary of the Flowering Plants in the Hawaiian Islands: Still the most complete list and the best source for synonymy for the plant taxonomist.
www.pacificbookcompany.com   (491 words)

  
 3D Gamers :: Game Listing :: Pacific Warriors Info
Pacific Warriors is a WWII air combat game.
Pacific Warriors could also be described as a modern 3D version of the good old shoot'em up arcade games.
Pacific Warriors takes place over the islands of the Pacific Ocean, in battles between American and Japanese forces.
www.3dgamers.com /games/pacificwarriors   (251 words)

  
 Ecuador tours and Galapagos Islands travel guide
The Galapagos Islands are a group of 13 major islands, 6 minor islands and 42 islets, a total of 8.000 sq Km2 approximately, located in the Pacific Ocean about 1,000 kilometers west of the coast of Ecuador.
Our Galapagos Islands maps includes interactive icons so you can learn the most of our Islands before taking your dream cruise or tour to the most amazing islands in the Pacific Ocean.
The oldest of the islands are about 4 million years old and the youngest are still in the process of being formed.
www.galapagosmap.com   (197 words)

  
 March 2006 Pacific Forum
The Pacific Ocean (the largest geographical feature on this planet) is indeed a delight and the islands are gorgeous (although there are storms and activities out there that one would definitely want to avoid) but the word "pacific" is a bit of a misnomer!
Pacific islanders reached the islands that we call New Zealand by ~1300 A.D., settled what we call Easter Island by ~300 A.D., and finally reached the islands we call Hawai'i by ~400 A.D. Along the way, other islands were discovered and settled, including the islands of Tahiti (part of what is called "French Polynesia" today).
The war in the Pacific Theatre of Operations was a totally different war than was fought in Europe and the various environments of the Pacific were truly different from the European Theatre of Operations.
www.csuchico.edu /~curban/March2006PacificForum.html   (6540 words)

  
 Pacific Ocean, Travel in Pacific Ocean, Holidays in Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean has an area of 69.4 million square miles.
The Pacific Ocean extends from The Bering Sea in the Arctic to the icy margins of Antarctica's Ross Sea in the south.
The western limit of the Pacific Ocean is placed at the Strait of Malacca.
www.islands-guide.net /pacific-ocean   (56 words)

  
 Anthropology - Pacific Islands Internet Resources - Arts Information Sevices - LEARN - The University of Auckland ...
Pacific Islands photographs of UCR CMP University of California, Riverside.
Suva : Institute of Pacific Studies and the Niue Extension Centre of the University of the South Pacific, 1983.
Suva : Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific, 1986.
www.library.auckland.ac.nz /subjects/anthro/nzppacific.htm   (3194 words)

  
 Islands.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
On a journey to an ancestral island, a prizewinning journalist ponders the lessons of immigration.
That epic emigration is related in the Cobh Heritage Centre as “The Queenstown Story.” The heart of the museum, located in a restored Victorian railway station, is a darkened room dramatizing the voyages of the famine years.
Annie Moore, the first immigrant to be processed at Ellis Island, did well in America, as did many others on the Heritage Centre’s long roster of famous Irish-Americans, a list that includes John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.
www.islands.com /articles/f01121999.asp?island=ireland   (1355 words)

  
 Private Islands for Sale
Islands in the Sunny Mediterranean, from Italy to Croatia
Many of the islands for sale can also be rented, and the best way to get acquainted with an island is to go there.
Many of these islands are listed by various other island dealers.
www.e-islands.org   (737 words)

  
 Pacific Studies WWW VL
Google rank #1 among the 52,900,000 pacific studies pages world-wide (Sep 2006).
Archived announcements (1998-2004) of new publications of the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, ANU
This research tool is provided by the Internet Publications Bureau, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, and is regularly updated.
coombs.anu.edu.au /WWWVL-PacificStudies.html   (296 words)

  
 Global Volcanism Program | Volcanoes of the World | Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean | Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean
Volcanoes of the World » Volcanoes of Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean » Map
List of Volcano Names with Synonyms and Subfeatures
www.volcano.si.edu /world/region.cfm?rnum=13   (94 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Barbie Collector Pink Label - Dolls of the World - Princess of the Pacific Islands: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Wears a lei of plumeria, a fragrant blossom native to the islands
Princess of the Hawaiian Islands Barbie doll wears a dress in a traditional Hawaiian print that drapes over one shoulder and she wears brown beads fashiond to look like nuts.
The Princess of the Pacific Islands wears a traditional island dress known as a muu muu and a lei of plumeria, a fragrant blossom native to the islands.
www.amazon.com /Mattel-Princess-Pacific-Islands-Barbie/dp/B0007V63D0   (866 words)

  
 Pacific Magazine: CNMI: High Voter Turnout Seen In Polls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Pacific Magazine: CNMI: High Voter Turnout Seen In Polls
Once a voter gets inside a polling center, his name is verified from the voter's list and marked therein once he gets his ballot.
A voter then goes to any of the four partitioned wooden booths, where he casts his vote and then later drops it into a ballot box.
www.pacificislands.cc /pina/pinadefault2.php?urlpinaid=17976   (1629 words)

  
 Marianas Variety On-Line Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Less than a month after three Mexican fishermen were rescued by a Marshall Islands-based fishing boat after drifting for nine months across the Pacific, another Marshall Islands vessel saved four islanders from the....
There is confusion in Fiji over claims by a Sri Lanka-born British lawmaker that the Pacific island nation is backing his candidacy for the position of U.N. secretary-general.
Although there was no financial package promised during the recently concluded Taiwan-Pacific allies summit, President Tommy Remengesau said Taiwan has vowed to assist them in several planned projects in the island-nation...
www.mvariety.com /pacific/pacific.htm   (162 words)

  
 Other Property Rentals in The Pacific Islands - Available Properties - Viviun the Leader in International Property ...
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Cottage For Rent On The Island Of Vanua Levu - Beautiful two bedroom cottage situated on five rolling acres and minutes from the beach.
The accommodation is situated on the island ov Vanua Levu in the Fiji Islands.
www.viviun.com /Rentals/Pacific_Islands/Other_Properties   (214 words)

  
 SMALL ISLANDS VOICE
Seeking to mobilize schools and sensitise young people to protect and preserve the Caribbean Sea, the Sandwatch Project aims to train school students in the scientific monitoring of beaches so that, together with their communities, they can use this information to effectively manage the region's beaches and to reduce the impact of pollution.
A report on the workshop has been prepared; this includes the main outcomes, the programme and the list of participating countries.
They played a key role in judging the presentations from the Caribbean countries and prepared proposals for Sandwatch activities in their countries.
www.unesco.org /csi/smis/siv/Caribbean/Dom_actsandw.htm   (383 words)

  
 Pacific Islands Internet Resources - General Info.
South Pacific as a soldier and combat photographer.
The Contemporary Pacific: A Journal of Island Affairs
UNDP Programme of Assistance to Pacific Island Countries
www2.hawaii.edu /~ogden/piir/gen.html   (414 words)

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