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Synonyms for Tuvalu

a small island republic on the Tuvalu islands

a group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii

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This storm event caused higher water levels than a major storm event in 1993 at both Reindeer Channel at Ellice Island and East Channel at Kittigazuit (Table 1) (Manson and Solomon, 2007).
Ocean Island was incorporated into the Protectorate of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands in 1900, the year New Zealander Albert Ellis discovered the phosphate, and eventually it became part of the colony declared in 1916.
In 1992, the 61 plots were scattered around three campsites: Taglu area (25 plots), Camp Farewell area (25 plots), and northern Ellice Island (11 plots).
Mr Cross explained: "One of his customers made a close examination of an envelope that should have been sent from the Gilbert and Ellice Islands.
The Rabaul Station also communicated with the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, the Solomon Islands, and the Santa Cruz Islands.
The representatives of the Banaban community targeted first the geopolitical strategies pursued by the British colonial administration, which as early as 1916 had integrated Banaba into the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony.
A report on the potential for shellfish aquaculture in Palau Islands, Yap Islands, Guam, Truk, Ponape, Ellice islands, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, New Caledonia & French Polynesia.
Yet the editor of the Morelian diary emphatically denies that the island could be part of the Ellice Islands because the terrain of which Morel speaks is not Ellicean (Elysian?
2004: 25 *), he served in the Colonial Administrative Service from 1933 until 1951, including three years as a prisoner of the Japanese (1942-1945), and ending as Resident Commissioner, Gilbert and Ellice Islands (1949-1951).
JOHN OVERTON'S writings on the Ellice Islands (Any Questions, August 9) caused a stir.
Another Pacific archipelago, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, changed its name to Tuvalu when it became an independent member of the British Commonwealth in 1976.
I have told you that two canoes sailed from Puka-Puka to Samoa in recent times and how Timi Masters and Tepou sailed an eighteen-foot boat from Penrhyn to the Ellice Islands, a distance of about twelve hundred miles.
The majority, of those killed were Coastwatchers who had been held captive by Japanese forces since they occupied the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony earlier that year.