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New Caledonia

(Encyclopedia) New Caledonia, Fr. Nouvelle Caldonie, officially Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies, internally self-governing dependency of France (2015 est. pop. 269,000), land area 7,241?

New Caledonia and Dependencies

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Sable Island

(Encyclopedia) Sable Island, New Caledonia: see Sandy Island.


(Encyclopedia) garnierite grn??r?t?, pale apple-green mineral, chemically a hydrous silicate of nickel and magnesium. An important ore of nickel, it is found in New Caledonia, Russia, and S Africa?


(Encyclopedia) Nouma no?om?, town (1992 est. pop. 75,000), chief port and capital of the French overseas territory of New Caledonia, on New Caledonia island, South Pacific. Local industry,?

Loyalty Islands

(Encyclopedia) Loyalty Islands, coral group (1989 pop. 17,900), S Pacific, a part of the French overseas territory of New Caledonia. The group comprises three islands (Lifou, Mar, and Ouva) and?

Sandy Island

(Encyclopedia) Sandy or Sable Island, Fr. le de Sable, misreported island, New Caledonia, S Pacific, in the Coral Sea some 70 mi (110 km) E of the Chesterfield Islands. Long shown as a sizable?

Carco, Francis

(Encyclopedia) Carco, Francis frNs?s krk?, 1886?1958, French poet and novelist, b. New Caledonia of Corsican parents. His real name was Franois Carcopino. The bohemian Parisian life he cherished?

Pines, Isle of

(Encyclopedia) Pines, Isle of, or Kuniko?ony?, island (1989 pop. 1,465), c.58 sq mi (150 sq km), South Pacific, a part of the French overseas territory of New Caledonia. Formerly a penal colony,?