Fanning Island

Fanning Island:

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, atoll (1990 pop. 1,309), c.15 sq mi (40 sq km), central Pacific, one of the Line Islands and part of the Republic of Kiribati. Visited by the American explorer Edmund Fanning in 1798, it was annexed by Great Britain in 1889 and became a part of the colony of the
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Collectively, the line's other ships will offer 11 new destinations -- Soller de Majorca, Spain; Sabang (Pulau Weh), Indonesia; Port Arthur, Australia; Liverpool, U.K.; Klaipeda, Lithuania; Saaremaa, Estonia; Baie-Comeau (Quebec), Canada; Chios, Greece; Portsmouth, Dominica; Fanning Island, Kiribati; and Fukuoka, Japan.
Voyage ex-Honolulu visits Hilo, Fanning Island, Nawiliwili, Lahaina, Kona and price includes free regional flights from 18 UK airports to departure point in London Prices are per person sharing double room unless otherwise stated
Ports-of-call may include Hilo and Kona (on the Big Island of Hawaii), Kahului and Lahaina (Maui), Nawiliwili (Kauai), and Fanning Island (Republic of Kiribati) on longer cruises aboard the foreign-registered Norwegian Wind.
At 1115, I got a call to prepare to search for a missing 30-year-old man in a 12-foot kayak, northwest of Fanning Island. This sparsely inhabited island lies 150 miles from Christmas Island, Kiribati.
We completed the original search area, then we checked the perimeter of Fanning Island as planned.
The itinerary includes: fly to Honolulu, overnight accommodation - depart Honolulu - Hilo (Hawaii) - Cruise the Pacific - Fanning Island (Republic of Kiribati) - Cruise the Pacific - Kahului (Maui, Hawaii) - Nawiliwili (Kauai, Hawaii) - Honolulu, overnight flight to UK.
Former RAF signalman Gwilym Pritchard watched as three atomic bombs and two hydrogen bombs exploded on Christmas Island and Fanning Island in 1957.
NCL's third Hawaii-based ship, the Norwegian Wind, will continue her popular 10and 11-day Hawaii and Fanning Island itineraries from Honolulu.
All NCL Hawaii itineraries visit the four main Hawaiian Islands--Oahu (Honolulu), The Big Island of Hawaii (Kona and/or Hilo), Maui (Lahaina), and Kauai (Nawiliwili or Port Allen)--and include a stop at Fanning Island, NCL's Pacific hideaway, a remote island in the Republic of Kiribati.
Contributions to the natural history of the Hawaiian and Fanning Islands and Lower California, made in connection with the United States North Pacific Surveying Expedition, 1873-75.