maxima was found to inhabit the fringing reefs of the inner island chain
with the mean density of 0.
The Philippine Air Force visits the country's markers on the island chain
at least twice a month.
The island chain
just southwest of the Alaska panhandle, stretching 156 miles from north to south, comprises 1,884 islands.
A chapter is devoted to each island or island chain
ANOTHER earthquake jolted India's remote Andaman and Nicobar island chain
yesterday - the latest to strike near the archipelago hard-hit by last month's killer tsunami.
Emergency officials in the Keys recommended visitors leave the middle and lower part of the island chain
The most powerful hurricane to hit Bermuda in 50 years slammed into the island chain
last night, unleashing winds that snapped off palm trees, scoured the coast and tested its vaunted ability to withstand a fierce storm.
HURRICANE Fabian struck Bermuda last night with the most violent storms the island chain
has seen in 50 years.
When you think of the Ogasawara island chain
, think of Bermuda as part and parcel of New York City, or of Madeira as a distant fragment of London; these comparisons pretty much convey the relationship--and contrast--between the monstrous grey metropolis of Tokyo and what is termed Ogasawara-mura--"Ogasawara village," Tokyo's farthest-flung suburb.
The season's 13th typhoon is expected to turn north to move along the Pacific coast in the Tohoku region and become a tropical depression near the Kuril island chain
northeast of Hokkaido between Wednesday night and early Thursday.
But their original homeland was the Aleutian island chain
that extends 1,100 miles west from the mainland of Alaska.
The area, made famous in Canadian folklore for its distinctive windswept trees, Georgian Bay-style cottages and the boating paradise of its 30,000 island chain
, has been without a dedicated tourism manager since government funding for the contract position dried up a year-and-a-half ago.