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

  • A seaport of western Guam in the Mariana Islands of the western Pacific. It is the only good harbor on the island.


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  • The draft also said that the dredging in Apra Harbor "would result in unacceptable impacts" to the harbor's coral ecosystem.

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  • Agaña is the seat of government, and Apra Harbor, a large U.S. naval base, is nearby.


  • October – November 1975 – While disabled, the submarine tender USS Proteus discharges radioactive coolant water into Apra Harbor, Guam.

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  • From their wide porches, these Navy luminaries would have splendid views of Apra Harbor, a fourmile long anchorage that would soon be the second busiest war port in the world, behind Antwerp.

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  • Left: Aerial view of Apra Harbor on the island of Guam


  • He also was a commanding officer of USS Frank Cable, which is home-ported in Apra Harbor, and in other assignments on submarines based in the Pacific, a press release from the Joint Region Marianas stated. - Local News

  • The containers that were offloaded were ordered back on the ship and the ship was sent to anchorage -- located in the outer Apra Harbor area. - Local News

  • And there must be an alternative to destroying thriving coral reef in Apra Harbor to pave a way for carriers, the Guam EPA comments state. - Local News

  • The project will also create "unacceptable impacts" on coral in Apra Harbor. - Local News

  • The boating public is advised to stay clear of Apra Harbor. - Local News


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