Ascension Island

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Ascension Island,

Caroline Islands: see PohnpeiPohnpei
, state and island (1991 est. pop. 52,000), 129 sq mi (334 sq km), W Pacific, in the E Caroline Islands. It is one of four states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia.
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By September 2014, Cefas would give its initial report and recommendations to the Administrator of Ascension Island.
Royal Mail Ship St Helena sets sail from Cape Town and visits Namibia's Skeleton Coast, St Helena and Ascension Island.
The Royal Navy, which had a garrison on Ascension Island, set about the task, planting several thousand trees a year.
Meanwhile, the main British Task Force is on its 8,000-mile (13,000km) way to the war zone via the British-held Ascension Island.
Contractor address : Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean ASCN 1ZZ
Prince Andrew adds: 'I have sadly never had the opportunity to visit Tristan, as my father has, however my association with the people of the South Atlantic is synonymous with my service in the Falklands along with my later visits to Ascension Island and St Helena, where the school is named after me.
The seven sets of five stamps represent six dependent territories, including the Falkland Islands and Ascension Island, and Fiji.
St Helena is over 4,000 miles from the UK, 700 miles southeast of Ascension Island, and 1,700 miles from South Africa.
The full list of countries to be added to the pet passport scheme is: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Cyprus, Malta, the Falkland Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, St Helena, Ascension Island, Barbados, Montserrat, Bermuda and Hawaii.
The journey was broken by a refuelling stop at an undisclosed destination, thought to be Ascension Island.
Participating countries are Ascension Island (50p and pounds 1 values); British Virgin Islands (20c and $3); Cayman Islands (10c and $2); Falkland Islands (80p and pounds 1.
It took him more than a week to get to St Helena, taking an RAF plane from Brize Norton to Ascension Island then waiting four days for a supply boat which took two days to reach the outpost.