Guano Islands Act
The Guano Islands Act (11 Stat. 119, enacted 18 August 1856, codified at 48 U.S.C. ch. 8 §§ 1411-1419) is federal legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that enables citizens of the U.S...
Henry Evans Maude
Henry "Harry" Evans Maude, OBE (1 October 1906 – 4 November 2006) was a British civil servant and anthropologist. He was the husband of Honor Maude.Harry Maude was born 1 October 1906, in Bankip...
Manra Island
171°16′W / 4.450°S 171.267°W / -4.450; -171.267Manra Island or Sydney Island, is one of the Phoenix Islands in the Republic of Kiribati. It lies at 4°27′S 171°16′W / &...
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Îles du Connétable
Location of the Îles du Connétable in the Atlantic OceanThe Îles du Connétable (Constable Islands) are two islands within French Guiana (Grand Connétable and Petit Connétable) that were claimed under ...
Gerald Gallagher
Gerald Bernard Gallagher (6 July 1912 – 27 September 1941, Nikumaroro) is noted as the first officer-in-charge of the Phoenix Islands Settlement Scheme, the last colonial expansion of the British Empi...
Roncador Bank
Location of Roncador Bank 80°04′W / 13.567°N 80.067°W / 13.567; -80.067Roncador Bank is a mostly-submerged atoll with several sandy cays. It lies in the west Caribbean Sea off ...
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Kongo Loto Lafanga
Kongo Loto Lafanga is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu, which is south of Lafanga islet in the North East of Nukufetau atoll.
178°25′21″E / 7.9893°S 178.4225°E / -7.9893; 178...
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Kingman Reef
Kingman Reef /ˈkɪŋmən/ is a largely submerged, uninhabited triangular shaped reef, 9.5 nautical miles (18 km) east-west and 5 nautical miles (9 km) north-south, located in the North Pacific ...
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Niualuka
Niualuka is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu.
178°25′46″E / 7.9792°S 178.4295°E / -7.9792; 178.4295
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Fale, Tuvalu
Fale is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu. The traditional history of Nukufetau recalls that in order to protect the atoll from raiders from Tonga, Lagitupu and Laupapa, two aliki (chiefs) protected Fale....
Palmyra Atoll
Palmyra Atoll /pælˈmaɪrə/ is an unoccupied equatorial Northern Pacific atoll administered as an unorganized incorporated territory by the United States federal government. The variable temporary popu...
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French Frigate Shoals
166°8′46″W / 23.74889°N 166.14611°W / 23.74889; -166.14611The French Frigate Shoals (Hawaiian: Kānemilohaʻi) is the largest atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. I...
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Flint Island
151°49′9.12″W / 11.43000°S 151.8192000°W / -11.43000; -151.8192000Location of Flint Island in the Pacific OceanFlint Island is an uninhabited coral atoll in the central Pacifi...
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Motufetau
Motufetau is an small uninhabited islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu. which is East side of Nukufetau atoll.
178°24′30″E / 8.005°S 178.4083°E / -8.005; 178.4083
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Punalei
Punalei is an islet of the Nukunonu island group of Tokelau. 171°46′13″W / 9.2157°S 171.7703°W / -9.2157; -171.7703
Fualefeke
Fualefeke is an small islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
179°07′21″E / 8.4274°S 179.1224°E / -8.4274; 179.1224
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Minamitorishima
Minami-Tori-shima (南鳥島, "Southern Bird Island"), also known as Marcus Island, is an isolated Japanese coral atoll in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located some 1,848 kilometres (1,148 mi) s...
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Funaota
Funaota is an islet that is the northern point of Nukufetau atoll, Tuvalu.
178°23′E / 7.933°S 178.383°E / -7.933; 178.383
Birnie Island
Birnie Island is a small, inhabited coral island, 20 hectares in area, part of the Phoenix Island group, which forms possession of the Republic of Kiribati. It is located about 100 km SE of Kanto...
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Malden Island
Location of Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean 154°56′W / 4.017°S 154.933°W / -4.017; -154.933Malden Island, sometimes called Independence Island in the nineteenth century, is ...
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Matangi, Tokelau
Matangi is an islet of the Fakaofo island group of Tokelau.
171°11′W / 9.350°S 171.183°W / -9.350; -171.183
Motu Akea
Motu Akea is an islet of the Fakaofo island group of Tokelau.
171°11′42″W / 9.3757°S 171.1951°W / -9.3757; -171.1951
Fatato
Fatato is an uninhabited isle (motu) of Funafuti, Tuvalu. In 2003 the Asian Pacific Network (APN) chose this island for a systematic study of its coast in relation to the impact of global climate chan...
Motufala
Motufala is an islet of the Nukunonu island group of Tokelau. 171°46′23″W / 9.2203°S 171.7730°W / -9.2203; -171.7730
Lafanga
Lafanga or Lafaga is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu. The traditional history of Nukufetau recalls that in order to protect the atoll from raiders from Tonga, Fialua, an aliki (chief), was given Lafanga...
Nikumaroro
Nikumaroro, or Gardner Island, is part of the Phoenix Islands, Kiribati, in the western Pacific Ocean. It is a remote, elongated, triangular coral atoll with profuse vegetation and a large central mar...
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Fongafale
Fongafale (also spelled Fogale or Fagafale) is the largest of Funafuti's islets in Tuvalu. It is a long narrow sliver of land, 12 kilometres long and between 10 and 400 metres wide, with the South Pac...
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Alto Velo Claim
The Alto Velo Claim was a claim against the Dominican government by American adventurers ejected on the eve of the unsuccessful Spanish reoccupation (1861–1865) of the guano island called Alto Velo Is...
Avakilikili
Avakilikili is an islet of the Nukunonu island group of Tokelau. 171°47′04″W / 9.1135°S 171.7845°W / -9.1135; -171.7845
Canton and Enderbury Islands
The Canton and Enderbury Islands consist of the coral atolls of Canton (now Kanton) and Enderbury in the northeastern part of the Phoenix Islands, about 1,850 miles (3,000 km) south of Hawaii in ...
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