Tahifehifa Island

Tahifehifa Island is a small island in the Kingdom of Tonga. Its size is 1.10 acres (4450m2), and its max length/width is around 135mX95m. This islet is round in the shape, resembling ,,Maldives-style" islands (having three ,,layers": its own small encircling shallow reef, sand surrounding the island, and green vegetation),…

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Tofua Island

Tofua Island is an island in Tonga. Its size is 19 768 acres (80 km2), and its maximum length/width is around 9,75kmX8,45km. The height of the island is 520 meters. It is a volcanic island with step sided crater-hill with a big lake in the middle of the island. Tofua…

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Yanuyanu Munia Cikobia islands

Since we cover the majority of Northern Lau Islands in Fiji (and almost all our posts got on the first page in Google), I decided to cover lesser-known islands, in the Eastern part of the Northern Lau Group, east, southeast, and northeast from the main village of Lomaloma. There are…

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Tekokota Atoll

Tekokota Atoll is an atoll in French Polynesia. It is one of many Tuamotu atolls, in the central part. Its maximum length/width are 4kmX2,2km. Its size is about 222 acres (0.9km2), making it one of the smallest atolls in the Tuamotu Archipelago. Tekokota Atoll is around 696km east of Tahiti's…

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Wadigi Island

Wadigi Island is a small islet located in the Mamanuca Group in Fiji. It is very close to much bigger Malolo Island, less than a kilometer away. It is around 30 kilometers away from Nadi's shore (where is an international airport located, and all amenities). Wadigi is more than 2…

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Cicia Island

Cicia Island is a volcanic island in the Lau Group. Maximum length / width are 6.6kmx7km. Cicia has a coral reef around it. Cicia Island is a populated island. There are 5 villages: Mabula, Lomati, Tarukua, Natokalau and Naceva. The island has a dock for ships and its own runway.…

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Anuanurunga Atoll

Anuanurunga atoll is an uninhabited atoll in French Polynesia. It is part of the Duke of Gloucester Islands, a subgroup of the Tuamotu group. Anuanurunga's nearest neighbor is Nukutepipi, which is located about 22 km to the southeast. Anuanurunga is ring-shaped, measuring approximately 2,8kmx2,4km, total area of 7 km2. Its…

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The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument was created on June 15, 2006 by then-President George W. Bush. The monument covers approximately 360,000 km2 of reefs, atolls and shallow and deep seas up to 80 km off the coast of the Pacific Ocean - an area larger than all national parks in…

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Hawaii Islands

Hawaii is an American federal state. They joined the United States on August 21, 1959, as the last fiftieth member. They are the only American federal state that consists exclusively of islands. Hawaii is an archipelago in the central part of the Pacific, southwest of the continental United States, southeast…

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Guam

Guam is an island in the western Pacific and the territory of the United States. The island is the largest and southernmost of all the Mariana Islands. Guam's economy is largely dependent on tourism (mostly from Japan) and U.S. military bases. About 163,000 people live in Guam. Its area is…

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