Equatorial Islands


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Equatorial Islands:

see Line IslandsLine Islands
or Equatorial Islands,
coral group, 43 sq mi (111 sq km), central and S Pacific. Once valuable for their guano deposits, the islands now have coconut groves, airfields, and meteorological stations.
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Various species of pigs abound in great numbers on many of the nation's equatorial islands, and they can be hunted at any time.