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Marianas:

see Northern Mariana IslandsNorthern Mariana Islands
, officially Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a self-governing entity in association with the United States (2010 pop. 53,883), c.185 sq mi (479 sq km), comprising 16 islands (6 inhabited) of the Marianas chain (all except Guam), in the W
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, Chamorro Guåhan, officially Territory of Guam, the largest, most populous, and southernmost of the Mariana Islands (see also Northern Mariana Islands), an unincorporated territory of the United States (2010 pop. 159,358), 209 sq mi (541 sq km), W Pacific.
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Re-envisioning long-distance oceanic migration: early dates in the Mariana Islands.
While giving technical details of the Mariana Trench, the book points out that the trench is not in the shape of a well or hole.
After sweeping the dirt floor, Mariana stepped outside and rubbed her arms in the chilly morning air.
Not only does Jehane's utterance echo the same feeling expressed by the "aweary" Mariana, but it also plays on Mariana's loathing of "the hour" throughout the poem, which signals the end of night and start of another day without her lover:
Mariana plans detailed geological mapping, geochemical sampling, and IP geophysics to identify any prospective resistive horizons at depth, followed by a diamond or RC drilling programme.
This study was conducted from 1997 to 1999 on the island of Rota (14[degrees] 15' N, 145[degrees] 21' E), part of the Mariana archipelago in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.
From March 16 to 20, 2011, the company is hosting a four-day event which includes a groundbreaking at Seaside Mariana, a 923-acre community featuring a 330-room Wyndham Mariana Resort and Casino, Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course and a residential units.
The Sunday Mirror revealed last week how Tevez flew Mariana 7,000 miles to Europe from Argentina for a hotel tryst on the day his premature baby daughter Katie was allowed home from hospital.
The People watched as pounds 25millionrated Tevez then flew back to Argentina via Madrid on the same Iberia Airlines flight as Mariana.
Front: Donna Kellogg, Gabby White, Elizabeth Cann, Mariana Agathangelou, Jenny Wallwork, Helen Davies
As a result of those objections, which found a sympathetic ear in Vice President Dick Cheney, the designation will not restrict fishing in surface waters above the Mariana Trench, and the size of the Marianas monument was smaller than originally planned.