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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital of Niue, on its western coast.

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  • Local Internet users with recent-vintage laptops will find the built in wireless features useful as more areas are covered with RF, and users who may be in the more congested telephone circuit locales such as Alofi central will also benefit from the new technology.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » WiFi in Alofi

  • The islands fishery repair shop was drafted in to fabricate an improved antenna mount, which allowed us to correct the angle of the antenna, improving the coverage in the commercial center of Alofi.

    The benefits of a managed spectrum « Baby is 60 – Tim Panton on voice and computers

  • The main volcanic islands are Uvea, Futuna, and Alofi; the chief town is Matautu.

    Wallis and Futuna

  • Wallis and Futunadeforestation (only small portions of the original forests remain) largely as a result of the continued use of wood as the main fuel source; as a consequence of cutting down the forests, the mountainous terrain of Futuna is particularly prone to erosion; there are no permanent settlements on Alofi because of the lack of natural fresh water resources

    Environment-current issues

  • Capital: name: Alofi geographic coordinates: 19 01 S, 169 55 W time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

    Niue

  • Outside of denouncing military rule in Fiji, environmental concerns top the agenda as South Pacific leaders gather this week in Alofi, the capital of Nieu.

    Environmental Concerns a Priority for Pacific Island Bloggers

  • Environment—current issues: deforestation (only small portions of the original forests remain) largely as a result of the continued use of wood as the main fuel source; as a consequence of cutting down the forests, the mountainous terrain of Futuna is particularly prone to erosion; there are no permanent settlements on Alofi because of the lack of natural fresh water resources

    Wallis and Futuna

  • Niuename: Alofi geographic coordinates: 19 01 S, 169 55 W time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

    Capital

  • The three islands in the group, Uvea, Futuna, and Alofi, are extinct and deeply eroded volcanoes although once active craters are still visible on Uvea.

    Fiji tropical moist forests

  • Futuna and Alofi, 200 km to the east, are older with limestone terraces indicating previous higher sea levels.

    Fiji tropical moist forests

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