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Faroe Islands

This group of 18 islands, of which 17 are inhabited, is located in the North Atlantic about 200 mi (322 km) northwest of the Shetland Islands. They were settled by the Vikings, the ancestors of the mo…

Solomon Islands

U.S. Department of State Background Note Solomon Islands Index: Geography People History Government Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Solomon Islands Relations Sponsore…

Cayman Islands

U.S. Department of State Background Note Cayman Islands Index: Historical Highlights Economy Government and Political Conditions U.S.-Caymanian Relations HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS The Cayma…

Howland Island

Island of the Earhart mystery     Desolate Howland was celebrated aviator Amelia Earhart's final destination. …

Bouvet Island

The most remote spot on earth Landing on Bouvet Island is no mean feat — even the navigator who discovered it (and whose name it…

Navassa Island

Isle of pristine peauty and the Guano Act of 1856 Where Is It? Columbus managed to find Navassa in 1507, yet today th…

Marshall Islands

U.S. Department of State Background Note Marshall Islands Index: Geography and People History Government Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Marshallese Relations Sponsor…