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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island group and state of the Federated States of Micronesia in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. Site of a major Japanese naval base during World War II, the islands were part of the U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands from 1947 to 1978.

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  • Upon a diving vacation in the 80s, she went to visit a hospital on the island of Chuuk, and upon seeing the awful conditions of the hospital, she started efforts to donate medical supplies, and that was the influence for her to start her charity.

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  • Micronesia, Federated States oftotal: 702 sq km land: 702 sq km water: 0 sq km (fresh water only) note: includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie)

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  • Area: total: 702 sq km land: 702 sq km water: 0 sq km (fresh water only) note: includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie)

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Administrative divisions: 4 states; Chuuk (Truk), Kosrae (Kosaie), Pohnpei (Ponape), Yap

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Terrain: islands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Chuuk

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Micronesia, Federated States ofislands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Chuuk

    Terrain

  • It comprises four states: Kosrae, Pohnpei (formerly Ponape), Chuuk (formerly Truk), and Yap.

    Micronesia, Federated States of

  • Micronesia, Federated States of4 states; Chuuk (Truk), Kosrae (Kosaie), Pohnpei (Ponape), Yap

    Administrative divisions

  • Pohnpei, 650 km to the east of Chuuk, is an extinct volcano, composed of weathered basalt.

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  • Geologically younger than Chuuk, it stands 734 m above sea level.

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