Island Group

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Island Group

In Tuvalu, a political subdivision equivalent to a province or district.
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They were in a queer part of the broken, rocky island group.
He would have the nation's capital located in Negros island, on the argument that it would be accessible to all people from the three island groups of the country.
This would leave Auckland Island as the only place, out of New Zealands five subantarctic island groups, with a population of introduced mammalian predators mice, cats and pigs.
In which sea are the island groups of the Lesser and Greater Antilles?
The Defense Ministry's move came a week after the Chinese government designated all the disputed island groups in the South China Sea as a municipality under the jurisdiction of Hainan Province.
BEIJING, Sha'ban 1, 1433, Jun 21, 2012, SPA -- China said it summoned Vietnam's ambassador to protest a new law designating a pair of South China Sea island groups as Vietnamese territory, according to AP.
Packing winds of up to 130 miles per hour near its centre and gusts of up to 175 mph, Cyclone Tomas is continuing to blast through the northern Lau and Lomaiviti island groups.
Science professor Mike Cowling, of the Crown Estate who commissioned the research, said: "Given Scotland's rugged western coastline, island groups and relatively clean seas, it is sensible to examine the farming of seaweeds as a source of green energy to heat homes and fuel vehicles.
Located between Hawaii and Fiji, the Phoenix Islands archipelago is one of three island groups that make up the Republic of Kiribati, the largest atoll nation in the world, with a total of 33 islands.
Appearing in a Russian TV program in September this year, Putin said the four island groups are under Russian sovereignty.
In contrast, the use of international-level public health interventions as recommended by WHO (9) may prevent pandemic influenza from reaching some Pacific Island countries and areas or particularly remote island groups.
Fm is actually the suffix originally allocated to one of those South Pacific island groups which now earns much needed international dosh for hiring the suffix out.