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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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 and GuamGuam
, 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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Star Marianas said that the Light Aircraft Commuter Facility is located west of the Guam International Airport terminal.
The logistics support provided to the Strike Groups consisted of a fusion of Site Marianas personnel, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Logistics Response Team (LRT), Navy Reserve support, and the CVN Strike Group Beach Detachments operating under an Advance Logistics Support Site (ALSS) concept.
While the Marianas may represent the longest sea crossing known in Pacific island prehistory, the origin of these initial colonisers is still debated.
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.
Diaz is an acquisition professional working for NAVFAC Marianas in Guam.
In the western Pacific, the declarations include the waters around the three northernmost Mariana Islands, including the Mariana Trench, the deepest canyon in the world.
He even compared proposed regulatory impositions on the Marianas to the Nuremberg laws imposed on German Jews by the National Socialist regime.
A US commonwealth, the Northern Mariana Islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota are a chain of low coral and volcanic islands in the West Pacific, offering friendly, fun, exotic vacations.
The Mariana Islands received $102 million and Guam received $1.
The team in the Marianas worked in close cooperation with the commercial carrier to discharge and upload Horizon Lines vessels in Guam.
DeLay is one of six members of Congress to have traveled to the Northern Marianas during the past 18 months.
Puerto Rico's new big-tree program, described in the accompanying article, points out a glaring omission: In addition to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, the National Register leaves out the trees of Hawaii, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Territory of Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and American Samoa.