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School playground, Fais

Yap and its Outer Islands, Federated States of Micronesia

October 5th 2008
At first it was no more than a dot on the horizon, a dark speck amid the vast blue of the Pacific Ocean, possibly no more than a trick of the eye. A few minutes later the dot had grown and filled itself with a colour that was unmistakably different from the only other one that could be seen in this landscape: it was the green of vegetation growing on an island. Soon our 9-seater missionary plane w ... read more
Oceania » Micronesia » Yap

Micronesian; Chuukese, Kosraen(s), Pohnpeian(s), Yapese Flag In 1979 the Federated States of Micronesia, a UN Trust Territory under US administration, adopted a constitution. In 1986 independence was attained under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concer... ... read more
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Tot: 0.121s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 8; qc: 15; dbt: 0.0161s; 15; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb