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Before the year 2000, Millennium Island was called Caroline Island. It is at the end of the Line Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. This island is part of the Republic of Kiribati, which is made up of 32 atolls and one raised coral island, including Millennium Island. The smaller islets that make up Millennium Island are built on coral reefs.
Polynesia is a part of the Pacific Ocean about halfway between Hawaii and Australia. Howland Island is an uninhabited island in that area. The atoll has no businesses and is probably best known as the island that Amelia Earhart never got to. The United States is in charge of defense, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service goes to the island every two years. Howland Island National Wildlife Refuge is not open to the public, and you can only get in if you have a Special Use Permit and your activity fits with the goals of the refuge.
Enderbury Island, which is also called Ederbury Island or Guano Island, is a small, uninhabited atoll in the Pacific Ocean that is 63 km east-southeast of Kanton Island at 3°08′S 171°05′W. It is about 3 miles long and 1 mile wide, and there is a reef that goes out between 60 and 200 meters. From 1939 to 1979, the island was a part of the Canton and Enderbury Islands condominium. It is now a part of the Republic of Kiribati.
A huge lagoon surrounds Palmerston, which is shaped like a delicate necklace in the Pacific with a coral reef, white beaches, six sand Motus, and a coral reef strung throughout. Although the tiny islands of Palmerston, North Island, Lee To Us, Leicester, Primrose, Tons. Cooks have a combined land area of just around one square mile, the coral reef, which surrounds a stunning blue lagoon with a width of seven miles, is nearly 3,600 acres.
Tuvalu women often work in traditional agriculture as well as home and communal duties. The women of Tuvalu help develop the island nation's art, which includes making handicrafts out of cowrie and other shells. Women from Tuvalu compete in sports, including football, in the Tuvalu A-Division for Women, and in international events like the Pacific Games, where they represent their country. At the 2015 Pacific Games, Asenate Manoa competed for Tuvalu and took home a bronze medal in powerlifting.
As part of the British Christmas bombs program, Operation Grapple consisted of a four-part series of nuclear weapons tests involving early atomic bombs and hydrogen bombs that were conducted in 1957 and 1958 on Malden Island and Christmas Island in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands in the Pacific Ocean (modern Kiribati).
Manra, one of the Phoenix Islands of the Republic of Kiribati, was once known as Sydney Island. It covers 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi), stands about six meters tall, and is located at 4° 27′ S and 171° 16′ W longitude. It is a component of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, together with the other seven Phoenix Islands.
The Fatele is a performance that takes place during community gatherings to honor visiting leaders and other notable people. Every party or feast in Tuvalu, like get-togethers, weddings, birthday parties, and so on, always ends or comes to an end with the fatele. The Master of Ceremonies of the evening will make an announcement and offer the floor to any visitors who wish to dance the fatele if there are high-level guests present.
Gilbertese is a Kiribati language that are spoken by the people of Kiribati. It is often referred to as Kiribatese or Kiribati. The second official language is English, but it is not often spoken outside of South Tarawa, the island's capital. It is more probable that Gilbertese is used with some English.
Why travel should be considered an essential human activity? Traveling is one of the most important aspects of life because it is the ideal way to break away from a hectic schedule. It also means going through life in a variety of different ways.
At the beginning of April 2022, Snopes investigated a peculiar and deceptive advertisement that was posted on the internet. The poster stated, "Always Keep A Bread Clip With You When Traveling, Here's Why." As the advertisement, "Always Keep A Bread Clip With You When Traveling", included the word "always," it gave the impression that it was suggesting that all passengers be aware of a supposed travel hack that involves having a bread clip in their wallet.
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How does rural travel differ from urban travel? Traveling is becoming more necessary, both for a change of scenery and to acquire services of higher caliber. This does not only apply to routine trips to nearby towns and cities, though.
If you are blind or someone you know is blind but fond of traveling. If they are eager to travel, then tehy need to carry a primary travel kit. The primary traveling aids for a blind person include some special items for blind people.
To most people, Australia (the continent), New Zealand, and even the Malay Archipelago are all part of Oceania, a word used to describe all of the islands in the Central and South Pacific. The islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia (including the Polynesian state of Hawai'i) are the primary emphasis of this website. Please be aware that Oceania is not a continent.
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One of the nine districts that make up the Pacific Ocean nation of Tuvalu includes an atoll called Nui. It has 610 residents and a land area of 3.37 km2 (2017 Census). The Tekaubaonga, Tekaunimala, and Tekaunibiti families make up the three family circles that traditionally make up Nuian culture. Most people reside on the western side of Fenua Tapu. According to the 2022 census, there are 321 people living in Manutalake-Meang and 421 people living in Alamoni-Maiaki (Tanrake).
On the banaba Island of Kiritimati, in the country of Kiribati, there is a community known as banaba. It may be found in the northern part of the island, not far from the Cassidy International Airport. In 2015, 1,209 people were living in the hamlet, making it the third most populous settlement on the island. The coral and phosphate formation of banaba, which is a part of Kiribati and is located in the west-central Pacific Ocean, is also known as Ocean Island. It is about 6 miles in diameter and is situated around 250 miles (400 kilometers) to the west of the closest Gilbert Islands.
Laysan Island is one of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, located at 25°42′14′′N 171°44′04′′W, 808 nautical miles (1,496 km; 930 mi) northwest of Honolulu. It is made up of a single land mass that is 1,016 acres (4.11 km2) in size, or around 1 by 1.5 miles (1.6 by 2.4 km). Although the land entirely encircles a small center lake that is 8 feet (2.4 m) above sea level and has a salinity that is around three times higher than the ocean, it is an atoll of sorts.
Approximately 23 miles (37 km) southwest of the island of Ni'ihau lies the little Kaula Island, which has the form of a crescent. Even though the little island was known to the Native Hawaiians who visited it, it is thought that no one ever resided there permanently. Two stone buildings, which may have been heiaus, have been discovered close to the island's top (ancient temple sites). The island has a total surface area of 158.2 acres (0.64 km2), with the highest point which is 548 feet (167 m) above sea level.
Jarvis Island, a coral atoll in the Northern Line Islands in the west-central Pacific Ocean, approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southwest of Honolulu, was once known as Bunker Island, Volunteer Island, Jarvis Island, or Brook Island. The atoll is 1.6 square miles in size (4.1 square km). Capt. Brown of the British ship Eliza Francis reported seeing it in 1821, and the United States claimed it under the Guano Act in 1856.
McKean Island is a raised coral island, which means that tectonic processes have raised the once-living coral reef above sea level. It is somewhat round, 3/4 mile wide, and has a fringing reef all around it. It rises around five meters above sea level at its highest point. It formerly had a lagoon, but uplift lifted it to a point where it had turned into a wet depression where bird guano gathered and had for thousands of years.
Teraina, often spelled Teeraina and also legally known as Washington Island, is a coral atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that is a part of Kiribati's Northern Line Islands. New Marquesas, Prospect Island, and New York Island are all defunct names for Teraina. Approximately 4.71° North latitude and 160.76° West longitude define the island's location.
At Abemama Island, where Captain Davies first landed in May 1892, he set up a protectorate government and raised the Union Jack. Before this, Kiribati had a unique traditional form of governance. Each island was a separate entity that was ruled either by the Uea (king), particularly in Northern Kiribati and Abemama, or by a traditional group of leaders (oldest and tribal chiefs), unimwane (old men), under the mwaneaba system.