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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Halsey's Third Fleet at Ulithi [an atoll of 50 islets] in the Caroline Islands a few weeks earlier.
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.
Only six miles long and two miles wide, Peleliu is part of the Palau group of the Caroline Islands, a vast archipelago stretching for 2,000 miles across the Pacific.
Bu Tinah Shoals currently sits in 26th place in the Islands category, which also features such sites as the Galapagos Islands, Bora Bora Island and current leader Ulithi Atoll in the Caroline Islands off the western Pacific Ocean.
The collections reported herein are from the 1973 trip to the Caroline Islands, and 1968, 1969, and 1980 visits to the Marshall Islands.
The Spanish came to what they dubbed the Caroline Islands in the early 16th century.
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.
Another popular place that Whingleby has visited is Truk (now Chuuk) Lagoon in the Caroline Islands, in the western Pacific Ocean, near Guam.
BIIB a crimson fruit-dove from the Caroline Islands in the west Pacific Ocean.
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