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Pacific island bastions of the United States

Herold J. Wiens

Pacific island bastions of the United States

by Herold J. Wiens

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islands of the Pacific,
  • United States,
  • Islands of the Pacific.
    • Subjects:
    • Physical geography -- Islands of the Pacific,
    • Islands of the Pacific -- History,
    • United States -- Insular possessions,
    • Islands of the Pacific -- Strategic aspects

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Herold J. Wiens.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU30 .W54 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2850507M
      ISBN 100313243883
      LC Control Number84012792
      OCLC/WorldCa10878497

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        While novel coronavirus Covid is spreading around the world, Pacific nations are ramping up on precautions. Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna has declared his country will not compromise the wellbeing of its people for economic gains, referring to cancellations of cruise ship visits and the heavy impact this has had on the local economy.; In . He also urged the United States to establish naval bases in the Caribbean, to construct a canal across the Isthmus of Panama, and to acquire Hawaii and other Pacific islands. BIOGRAPHY Feelings of nationalism, or national pride, in the United States grew as well. Many Americans believed in the superiority of America’s political and cultural File Size: 9MB.

      Geography. In , the occupied islands comprised square miles (1, km 2) over an area of 3,, square miles (7,, km 2) of latter area was comparable in size to the continental United States. The water area is about 5% of the Pacific cy: United States dollar. Usage by country. The umbrella term Pacific Islands may take on several meanings. Sometimes it refers to only those islands covered by the region of Oceania. In some common uses, the term "Pacific Islands" refers to the islands of the Pacific Ocean once colonized by the Portuguese, Spaniards, Dutch, British, French, United States, and Japanese, such as the Pitcairn Islands, .


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By Rupert Emerson [and others] Collation: p. 28 cm. The United States Miscellaneous Pacific Islands is an obsolete term used to collectively describe Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Kingman Reef, and Palmyra Atoll, all of them territories controlled by the United States by the Guano Islands Act in the Pacific Ocean.

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