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  Welcome to VisitYap.com
The villages of Yap proper still retain the foundations of meeting houses and platforms used by the elder male residents to discuss community matters.
Yap’s rolling hills, lush vegetation, and unspoiled beaches are home to a wealth of wildlife that provide spectacular views and photo opportunities.
Yap is famous for its clear waters where schools of tuna, dolphins, and reef fish are found in abundance.
www.visityap.com   (870 words)

  
  Yap Ah Loy
Yap Ah Loy was also known as Yap Tet Loy and Yap Mao Lan who was largely responsible for the development of Kuala Lumpur as a commercial and mining centre in the middle of the 1800’s.
Yap Ah Loy was born in the Guangdong Province of southern China on the 14
Yap Ah Loy arrived in Lukut in the state of Selangor in 1856 at the age of 19.
members.tripod.com /khleo/yapahloy.htm   (746 words)

  
 YAP Prolog
YAP follows the Edinburgh tradition, and is largely compatible with the ISO-Prolog standard and with Quintus and SICStus Prolog.
YAP 4.0 and early versions of YAP 4.1 were distributed under a license that enables free use in academic environments.
From Yap4.1.15 onwards YAP is distributed under Perls's Artistic license.
www.ncc.up.pt /~vsc/Yap   (407 words)

  
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YAP was born after the First World War (in 1923) in France and Germany, under the name Christian Movement for Peace (until 1994), in order to work towards peace and reconciliation between countries formerly at war, particularly with the younger generations.
YAP is an international youth movement, with branches mainly in Europe and associated groups and partner organisations elsewhere world-wide.
The aims of the YAP international structure are to define and maintain the movement’s aims and priorities and then to co-ordinate the activities of the branches and associated groups, encouraging exchanges between them, as well as to stimulate the founding of new branches and work with other partners world-wide.
web.tiscali.it /roiate/yap.htm   (954 words)

  
 Yap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yap is an island in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, the westernmost state of the Federated States of Micronesia.
Yap Proper (known as Wa'ab or Waqab) was initially settled by ancient migrants from the Malay Peninsula, the Indonesian Archipelago, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
Yap is also notable for giant manta rays, which often congregate in the waters around the island, and have made it a top scuba diving destination.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yap   (824 words)

  
 Pacific Service Region - Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
Yap State consists of a group of four volcanic islands and 19 inhabited outer islands and atolls, with a total land area of 46 square miles.
The women on Yap proper wear grass skirts, and the men wear loincloths with a lava-lava and strings of hibiscus fibers all tied in a particular way.
The outer island people of Yap speak a language which is quite similar to that spoken by outer islanders of Chuuk and the Carolinians of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
www.prel.org /pacserv/yap.asp   (381 words)

  
 Yap Ah Loy's Administration
Yap Ah Loy probably administered through the leading Mine employers and clan or secret society headmen; usually the same individuals were both the employers and the headmen.
Yap Ah Loy's right-hand man was Yap Ah Shak, who was now the head of the Hai San society in Selangor and the largest mine owner after Yap Ah Loy.
Yap Ah Loy's biggest contribution to Kuala Lumpur was probably his success in establishing Kuala Lumpur as the centre for commerce in Selangor.
yapahloy.tripod.com /yap_ah_loy's_administration.htm   (1062 words)

  
 Yap (Micronesia)
The official flag of the State of Yap shall be a white star, circled by a white traditional sailing canoe, enclosed by a white circle, centered in a field of blue.
(c) When the flag of the State of Yap is flown or displayed together with the flag of the Federated States of Micronesia on separate masts or staffs, it shall be flown or displayed at the same level.
(d) When the flag of the State of Yap is flown or displayed together with the flag of the Federated States of Micronesia on a single staff or halyard, the flag of the State of Yap shall be flown or displayed below the flag of the Federated States of Micronesia.
flagspot.net /flags/fm-yap.html   (433 words)

  
 Yap travel guide - Wikitravel
Yap is an island located in Micronesia and is one of the Federated States of Micronesia.
Yap's main island is made up of four high volcanic islands, accounting for 38 of Yap’s approximate total 50 square miles of land area.
While on Yap, visitors may charter boats to the outlying Islands, which can be taken care of at a variety of places on the island.
wikitravel.org /en/Yap   (718 words)

  
 Yap - Legal Information System of the Federated States of Micronesia
The State of Yap is one of the four states that make up the Federated States of Micronesia, along with the states of Pohnpei, Chuuk and Kosrae.
Yap is comprised of the main islands of Yap, Gagil, Tomil, and Rumung.
Yap State has its own constitutional government with three co-equal branches of government consisting of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
www.fsmlaw.org /yap/index.htm   (407 words)

  
 Sights - Yap Visitors Center
Because of its position, Yap was minimally affected when the Spanish colonized Micronesia in the 1500s, and again during German occupation from the end of the 1800s to the end of World War I. The same occurred during the Japanese occupation, so by Micronesian standards, Yap remains relat
Yap remains a distinctive destination because of the way the people value their history.
Yap has managed to let most of the modern world pass it by and practices Micronesia's most traditional lifestyle.
www.visit-fsm.org /yap/sights.html   (577 words)

  
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Yap has managed to let most of the modern world pass by and practices Micronesia's most reserved and traditional lifestyle.
Yap may not have the luxury and bright lights of a big island, but the friendly faces, traditional lifestyle and unspoiled beauty make it an unforgettable part of the charm and mystique that is the Micronesia experience.
Yap Divers, located on the premises of the Manta Ray Bay Hotel, offers a full service dive shop, all levels of instruction, Scubapro equipment rental, morning and afternoon two tank dives to either the Manta sites or the reefs, and night dives on request.
www.destmic.com /yap.html   (561 words)

  
 Micronesia - Aspects of Yap
All of the people of Tomil, one of the islands of Yap, were told by the chief to feed the mother, who had a great appetite.
The vegetation of Yap is similar to that of the other high islands of Micronesia.
In the Yap caste system, the higher castes own the land and it is usually farmed by the lower castes.
www.janesoceania.com /micronesia_yap/index.htm   (1867 words)

  
 Yap Island
Yap and Palau to the southwest were probably inhabited as early as 2000 BC by Austronesian navigators from the west (Philippines and Indonesia).
Yap, in the Caroline Islands, is an excellent example of a barrier reef with a narrow lagoon.
Yap is located in the western Caroline Islands, today part of the Federated States of Micronesia, about 850 miles east of Mindanao in the Philippines.
www.missingaircrew.com /yap.asp   (1820 words)

  
 Yap. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
One of four states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia, the island group was formerly part of the U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Yap is a communications center, the principal cable station of the Pacific and an important radio transmitting point.
Yap is known for the stone disks used as money by the Micronesian natives.
www.bartleby.com /65/ya/Yap.html   (180 words)

  
 An Adventure, Yap Stone Money, Micronesia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Coinage on Yap is "heavy duty" limestone discs with values based on their size and weight.
Since Yap is geologically unique in Micronesia, sedimentary in origin, all the rock is shale.
Yap still has its old Micronesian culture intact, many people still live as their ancestors did generations ago.Women wear grass skirts, nothing above the waist (that's like- topless!) men dress in parau or loincloth.
www.maxrules.com /yap.html   (457 words)

  
 Yap, Micronesia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Part of the Federated States of Micronesia, Yap is situated in the Western Carolines, between Guam and Palau.
Because of its position, Yap was minimally affected when the Spanish colonised Micronesia in the 1500s, and again during German occupation from the end of the 1800s to the beginning of World War 1.
The stone money of Yap (largest in the world) though not legal tender in the international currency market, is still used as legal tender on the island.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /micronesia/about_destin/fsm_yap.html   (671 words)

  
 Yap: Federated States of Micronesia
Part of the Federated States of Micronesia, Yap is situated in the Western Caroline, between Guam and Palau.
Because of its position, Yap was minimally affected when the Spanish colonized Micronesia in the 1500s and again during German occupation from the end of the 1800s to the beginning of World War I. The same thing occurred during the Japanese occupation, so by Micronesian standards, Yap remains relatively unaffected by modern society.
The stone money of Yap (largest in the world) is not legal tender in the international currency market, but is still used as legal tender on the islands.
www.janeresture.com /fedmic/yap.htm   (821 words)

  
 

YAP User's Guide

YAP tries hard to follow the WYSIWYG-principle: what you see (on screen) is what you get (when you take the paper out of the tray).
YAP is capable of searching the DVI file for so called source specials.
YAP will indicate it's idea of the current edit position by drawing a small circle.
math.ndsu.nodak.edu /resources/tex/bibliography/yap/yap.html   (1400 words)

  
 Point of Connection for Micronesians
Yap is the most intriguing island in Micronesia.
Yap is the world's foremost destination for seeing manta rays up close and personal.
This fact has catapulted Yap to the top on all lists of the finest diving attractions in the world.
www.microislands.com /fsm/yap   (481 words)

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