Caroline Islands

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a long archipelago of more than 500 islands in Micronesia to the east of the Philippines

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Ancestors of the Micronesians settled the Caroline Islands over 4,000 years ago.
atrocostata specimens were collected in the period 1962 to 2008 from the Caroline Islands, Irian Jaya, Malaysia, Northern Mariana Islands, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.
The first Europeans to see the Caroline Islands were Portuguese sailors under the command of Diego DeRocha, who chanced upon the island of Yap in 1526.
Holotype male, Federated States of Micronesia, Caroline Islands, Ponape (= Pohnpei), E of Kolonia, 6[degrees]57'50"S, 158[degrees]12'30"E, 7 June 1973 J.
OPERATION Hailstorm saw 70 Japanese ships and 270 aircraft sunk in a surprise two-day onslaught on a vital base at Chuuk (also called Truk) in the Pacific Caroline Islands.
The final shot shows the waves of the Pacific wrapping around Nukuoro Atoll in the Caroline Islands - as the water inside the 3.
Two chapters complete Micronesia: Marshall Islands, and Mariana and Caroline Islands.
Following an introductory chapter discussing the ways in which modern studies have characterized the region, the text examines the day-to-day life in the near-shore environments around settlements, peaceful interactions between communities involving sea travel, the infrastructure necessary for sea travel, how maritime boundaries were decided, Islanders' attitudes toward outsiders, inter-island exchanges in the western Caroline Islands, and how Islanders' relationships with the sea were profoundly altered during colonial rule.
American intelligence analysts and planners knew very little about the Marshall, Mariana, or Caroline Islands.
A tropical depression that developed in the western Pacific off the Caroline Islands spawned this year's first typhoon on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Third largest of the islands in the tropical northwest Pacific and by far the largest of the eastern Caroline Islands, Pohnpei is mountainous with a volcanic origin and a land surface area of 330 sq.
BIIB a crimson fruit-dove from the Caroline Islands in the west Pacific Ocean.
From Hawaii to the Caroline Islands, canoe races, both long and short, are held almost every weekend of the year.
As the ship edged to the north of the Caroline Islands, the scientists held a summit meeting.
In the Introduction, Petersen argues that similar patterns of traditional social organization in the Caroline Islands, Marshall Islands, and Mariana Islands, warrant a collective identification as Micronesian.
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