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ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 437 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN Area, Area, Area, MELANESIA. Sq m pop. MICRONESIA. Sq m POp. POLYNESIA. Sq m. Pop. Fiji 7,435 121,000 Gilbert Island 166 30,000 America Islands . 26o 300 Louisiade Archip. 850 5,000 Cook Islands'. IIr 6,200 To Great Santa Cruz Island 38o 5,000 Ellice Islands . . 14 2,400 Britain. Solomon Islands Manihiki Islands 12 1,000 (part) 12,800 135,000 Niue . 36 4,000 I Phoenix Islands 16 6o Pitcairn 2 170 Tokelau Islands . 7 500 Tonga Islands. 385 19,000 Total, British . . . 21,465 266,000 . . . . . . 166 30,000 . . . . . . 843 33,630 To United Guam . . . . 200 9,000 Hawaii . . 6,651 154,000 States of America . Samoa (part) . . 95 6,000 Total, U.S.A - - . . . . . . 200 9,000 . . . . . . 6,746 r6o,000 To France . Loyalty Island 1,050 20,000 Ma uesas Islands 490 4,300 New Caledonia . 6,450 52,000 Pa otu Archip. 364 5,000 Society Islands 637 18,500 Tubuai Islands . 110 2,000 Wallis Archip. 40 4,500 Total, French 7,500 72,000 . . . . . . - -' . . . . . . 1,641 34,300 To Germany. Bismarck Archip. 20,000 i88,000 Caroline Islands . 38o 36,000 Samoa (part) . . 985 33,000 Solomon Islands Mariana Islands (part) . . . 4,200 45,000 (excl. Guam) . 245 2,500 Marshall Islands . 16o 15,000 Pelew Islands . 175 3,100 Total, German 24,200 233,000 . . . . . . 96o 56,600 . . . . . 985 33,000 New Hebrides 2 . 5,106 50,600
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