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  Worldworx Travel - Regional Information - Australasia and Oceania - Oceania - New Caledonia
New Caledonia is a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia, due south of the Equator and just north of the Tropic of Capricorn.
The beaches of New Caledonia are a haven for modern tourists who all flock to enjoy a taste of paradise on beautiful white sand beaches fringed by palm trees looking out to the deep blue ocean.
The population of New Caledonia is 207,858 and is comprised of Melanesians, Europeans, Wallisians, Polynesians, Indonesians and Vietnamese.
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  New Caledonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Caledonia is located around 21°30′ S 165°30′ E in the southwest Pacific Ocean, approximately 1,200 km east of Australia and 1,500 km northwest of New Zealand.
New Caledonia lies astride the Tropic of Capricorn, between 19° and 23° south latitude.
The New Caledonia Barrier Reef, which surrounds the Grande Terre and the Île des Pins, is the second-largest coral reef in the world after Australia's Great Barrier Reef, reaching a length of 1500 km.
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 New Zealand Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
New Zealand or Aotearoa, the Land of the Long White Cloud, is a country of two large islands and many smaller islands in the south-western Pacific Ocean.
The population of New Zealand is mostly of European descent, with the indigenous Māori as the largest minority.
The American influence on New Zealand was weakened by the disappointment with the Vietnam War, the nuclear danger presented by the Cold War, the Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior by France and by disagreements over environmental and agricultural trade issues.
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 New Caledonia travel, South Pacific islands, by David Stanley
New Caledonia is farther south than most other South Pacific islands; this, combined with the refreshing southeast trade winds, accounts for its sunny, moderate climate, similar to that of the south of France.
New Caledonia's 1,600 km of barrier reefs are home to 350 species of coral, 1,500 species of fish, and 20,000 species of invertebrates.
New Caledonia's greatest attractions are undoubtedly its glamorous capital, the scenic northeast coast of the main island, and the colorful neighbor islands.
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 Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 2004: New Caledonia
The new government, a coalition of former opposition parties and dissidents, continued to pass "laws of the country" and to develop its economy as the 1998 Noumea Accord empowered it to do, but labor strikes, resistance to a census that ignored ethnicity, and debates over local citizenship and identity symbols kept the"postcolonial" era lively.
She said that the economic outlook was good in New Caledonia, but social problems were worsening because of lack of training for locals and insufficient attention to social welfare.
Australian and New Zealand forces had joined the French in military exercises in New Caledonia in June, as part of the 1993 FRANZ agreement, and Thémereau welcomed Australian overtures to increase its already large trade with and investments in the territory.
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 New_Caledonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
New Caledonia is located in the southwest Pacific Ocean approximately 1,200 km east of Australia and 1,500 km northeast of New Zealand.
The New Caledonia Barrier Reef, which surrounds the Grande Terre and the Ile des Pins, is the second-largest coral reef in the world after Australia's Great Barrier Reef, reaching a length of 1500 km.
Since 1986 New Caledonia is on a United Nations list of non-self-governing territories, a list that also includes such places as the American Samoa, the British Falkland Islands, or the New Zealand territory of Tokelau, but which noticeably does not include places like Tibet or Irian Jaya.
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 New Caledonia on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It comprises the island of New Caledonia, the Isle of Pines, the Loyalty Islands, Walpole Island, and the Huon, Chesterfield, and Belep groups.
The capital is Nouméa on New Caledonia island.
New Caledonia island, the largest island of the territory (6,223 sq mi/16,118 sq km), is mountainous and temperate in climate.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
New Caledonia (French: Nouvelle-Calédonie; popular names: Kanaky, Le caillou) is a territory of 18,575 km² (7,172 sq.
The unrest led to agreement on increased autonomy in the Matignon Accords of 1988 and the Nouméa Accord of 1998.
Censuses are extremely critical to the balance of power in the territory, and the organization of a new census has been regularly postponed since 1996.
www.alanaditescili.net /index.php?title=New_Caledonia   (1508 words)

  
 Charting the Pacific - Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
New Caledonia, the fourth largest producer of nickel in the world, has one of the highest average incomes per capita in the Pacific.
New Caledonia is represented in the French parliament by two deputies and one senator.
As New Caledonia owns around one quarter of the world's known deposits of nickel, nickel mining is the main source of revenue.
www.abc.net.au /ra/pacific/places/country/new_caledonia.htm   (841 words)

  
 Lonely Planet World Guide | Destination New Caledonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
New Caledonia's traditional staples are fish, coconut, banana, taro, sweet potato and yam.
New Caledonia's main island, Grande Terre ('Big Land'), is an off-centre streak of dirt and nickel parked in a turquoise sea, like the arm of a clock stopped eternally at 10 am.
Around 80% of New Caledonia has been cleared of its original forest cover to make way for mining and grazing, and a lot of subsistence agriculture is rolling over for larger-scale export crops such as avocados, rice, oranges and pineapples.
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 News From France
At the end of the 19th century, New Caledonia was still a rough and wild land; violent confrontations erupted between the colonists and natives on the mainland.
New Caledonia was an Overseas Territory of France until May 1998.
New Caledonia then became a French Overseas Country with the institution of a Caledonian citizenship and was granted a new status of internal autonomy, to be accompanied by state-funded economic development over the next 15 to 20 years.
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 1000Countries.com: New Caledonia: population, area, statistics, maps, flags, religions, languages, information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
consists of the main island of New Caledonia (one of the largest in the Pacific Ocean), the archipelago of Iles Loyaute, and numerous small, sparsely populated islands and atolls
New Caledonia has about 25% of the world's known nickel resources.
Substantial new investment in the nickel industry, combined with the recovery of global nickel prices, brightens the economic outlook for the next several years.
www.1000countries.com /new_caledonia.html   (805 words)

  
 New Caledonia
Passport and Visa requirements for New Caledonia are subject to constant change and travellers are advised to contact the Consulate or the Consular section of the French Embassy for up-to-date information before finalising travel arrangements.
New Caledonia's main island, Grande Terre ('Big Land'), is an off-centre streak of dirt and nickel parked in a turquoise sea.
Around 80% of New Caledonia has been cleared of its original forest cover to make way for mining and grazing, and a lot of subsistence agriculture is rolling over for larger scale export crops of avocados, rice, oranges and pineapples.
www.coop.uvic.ca /international/NewCaledonia.html   (4491 words)

  
 New Caledonia Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Options for travellers in New Caledonia are vast, from diving on pristine reefs to dining out à la français, from trekking in unspoilt rainforest to partying the night away at a nightclub in Noumea.
New Caledonia is at its glorious best from May to mid-December.
The first France-educated university students returned to New Caledonia in the late 1960s, having witnessed the Paris student protests of 1968, and political consciousness - and agitation for independence - grew.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/pacific/new-caledonia?v=print   (1872 words)

  
 New Caledonia
New Caledonian tribes were widespread and frequently isolated along the coasts, giving rise to the many different indigenous languages.
The French, when their interest got piqued by the economic potential of New Caledonia, found the locals to be very different from the way Cook described them – in short, aggressive thieving cannibals whose women were not at all modest.
Today’s New Caledonian people are encouraged to devise a name, flag, and currency design in anticipation of another referendum for full independence to take place in the next 10 to 15 years.
www.hackingfamily.com /Landfalls/New_Caledonia/New_Caledonia.htm   (2085 words)

  
 Illegal fishing vessel manages to evade New Caledonia waters
The incident occurred on May 27, when New Caledonia's military Falcon Jets, dubbed "Guardians", were on their routine EEZ surveillance mission, a task they are also occasionally performing in neighbouring Vanuatu and Fiji Islands.
This time, the small aircraft spotted what appeared to be a vessel fishing illegally in New Caledonia's waters, close to 200 nautical miles off the capital Nouméa, but still within the French Pacific territory's EEZ.
Back in Nouméa, the military crew have informed authorities and filed the case with the local judiciary, for two breaches: illegal fishing in New Caledonia's EEZ and failing avail the vessel for inspection.
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 New Caledonia - Military
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 New Caledonia, Map and Flag
consists of the main island of New Caledonia (one of the largest in the Pacific Ocean), the archipelago of Iles Loyaute, and numerous small, sparsely populated islands and atolls
New Caledonia has about 25% of the world's known nickel resources.
Substantial new investment in the nickel industry, combined with the recovery of global nickel prices, brightens the economic outlook for the next several years.
www.greatestcities.com /Oceania/New_Caledonia.html   (720 words)

  
 Map Of New Caledonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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 Remote Sensing Helps New Caledonia Monitor Sediment Erosion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The lagoon which surrounds New Caledonia is known for its high biodiversity and for the fragility of its coral reefs.
Such a procedure was adopted to study the sediment transport regime operating in the southwest lagoon of New Caledonia.
As New Caledonia's lagoon covers an area of about 2000 km2, calibration of a numerical model solely on the basis of in situ measurements would be a difficult and complex operation.
www.spacemart.com /reports/Remote_Sensing_Helps_New_Caledonia_Monitor_Sediment_Erosion.html   (1143 words)

  
 France, allies, stage big military drill in New Caledonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Troops from Australia, France, New Zealand and Tonga were staging a major military exercise in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia Wednesday in an effort to boost co-operation, officers said.
The drill to last until June 13, simulates an evacuation of foreigners from a fictitious troubled territory where an earthquake has added to regional instability.
New Zealand has sent 150 troops, two helicopters and a patrol boat while Tonga has weighed in with 60 men and a patrol boat.
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 Stamp2.com - Articles : Cinderella
New Caledonia was declared a colony of France in 1853.
In 1893, it was decided to produce and issue a Military Frank stamp valued at 10c, which was intended to be added to the envelope along with the 15c New Caledonian postage stamp.
These first stamps are believed never to have been used, due to the fact that as Military Franks, they should not carry a face value.
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 New Caledonia - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The island of New Caledonia is divided north to south by a central mountain chain that has formed deep narrow valleys and the coastal plains.
New Caledonia and most of the other islands are ringed by coral reefs.
CLIMATE: New Caledonia has a tropical climate that is modified by the SE trade winds.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/newcal.htm   (638 words)

  
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Inco says this new concession could provide an additional 180,000 tonnes of nickel per year (Goro is expected to produce 57,000 tonnes of nickel per year).
There is significant participation in the Exercise from regional countries with contingents from New Zealand, Australia and Tonga deploying to New Caledonia to form a FANC-led multinational task force, known as the Pacific Island Coalition.
New Zealand military members will participate in several areas covering land, and sea operations, as well as Staff appointments in the Combined Joint Headquarters.
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 New Caledonia - New Caledonia Vacations - New Caledonia Honeymoons, New Caledonia Adventures & New Caledonia Family ...
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New Caledonia is a land like no other, offering visitors an insight to a paradise of undeniable beauty and ecological treasures, all waiting to be discovered.
Whether you are looking for a five-star hotel or simply a bed to call your own, there are numerous lodging options in New Caledonia.
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 KANAKY (NEW CALEDONIA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 1988, the Matignon Accord promised a degree of political and economic self-autonomy, with France maintaining control of foreign and military affairs, treasury and immigration.
This promise is outlined in the UN General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV) of December 1960, and supported by resolution 65/118 of December 1980.
Kanaky/New Caledonia's involvement in its national affairs is limited to one representative in the French Senate and two Deputies in the French National Assembly.
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 Melanesia, 1900 A.D.–present | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Encompasses present-day Papua New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya), the Torres Strait Islands, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia
By the close of the century, only western New Guinea, now a province of Indonesia, and New Caledonia, which remains a French possession, are under non-Melanesian governments.
Its political status is later affirmed by a highly controversial referendum held in the territory in 1969, in which the vast majority of the indigenous Melanesian population is not permitted to directly participate.
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 eBay Store - PERFORATIONS: New Caledonia: NEW HEBRIDES - 1958 Airmail cover to Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
NEW CALEDONIA -1941 Cover to Canada via Fiji
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 Grönblad-Strandberg syndrome (www.whonamedit.com)
In 1889 Anatole Marie Émile Chauffard (1855-1932) gave a detailed description of the skin manifestations of a French soldier, who had suffered from haematemesis during his military service in New Caledonia.
The condition was initially regarded as a xanthomatosis, but was differentiated from this group of disorders by Ferdinand-Jean Darier (1856-1938) in 1896, following histological studies of s skin biopsy specimen from Chauffard's patient.
Chauffard: "This is a man of 35 years … At 24 years of age, while doing his military service in New Caledonia, he suffered a large haematemesis.
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 Caledonia County, Vermont Local History and Genealogy
New York divided the area into four counties: Bennington and Charlotte counties on the west, and Cumberland and Gloucester counties of the east side of the Green Mountains.
On November 5, 1792, Caledonia County was incorporated from Orange County, including all that part of Vermont north of that county, and extending so far west as to include Montpelier and adjacent towns, however, the Caledonia County was not fully organized until November 8, 1796, when Danville was made the shire town.
The county was called "Caledonia" -the ancient Roman name of Scotland, out of regard for the emigrants from that country who had purchased large tracts of land in the county, and had large and flourishing settlements in Barnet and Ryegate...
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