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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Rose Atoll

Rose Atoll it is the southernmost point belonging to the United States. The land area is 0.214 km2 (53 acres). The total area of the atoll, including lagoon and reef flat amounts to 5 km2 (1,200 acres). West of the northernmost point is a channel into the lagoon, about 40…

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American Samoa

American Samoa is a territory of the United States in the middle of Polynesia. It is located just southeast of Samoa, above Tonga, in the South Pacific. It consists of five islands and two atolls. American Samoa has approximately 55,212 people. Capital city is Pago Pago. Land area is 200…

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