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The island of Guam.

by L. M. Cox

  • 26 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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      StatementWith map and 12 illustrations. By Civil Engineer L. M. Cox, U. S. Navy, 1904; partially rewritten by Capt. E. J. Dorn, U. S. Navy, 1910; rev. by Passed Asst. Paymaster K. C. McIntosh, U. S. Navy, 1911; rev. and enl. by Lieut. Commander M. G. Cook, U. S. Navy, 1916; rev. by Mrs. Allen H. White, 1925.
      ContributionsDorn, E. J. 1854-, McIntosh, K. C. 1883-, Cook, M. G. 1882-, White, Allen H., Mrs., United States. Navy Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU647 .C6 1926
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 82 p.
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6697051M
      LC Control Number26027613
      OCLC/WorldCa4358532

        The seizure of Guam in July-August added another base to our growing chain of possessions encircling the Japanese homeland. Marine troops made the initial landings on Guam and were aided in capturing the island by army units, comprised chiefly of the 77th Infantry Division. Guam tells the Army's part of the campaign. Get this from a library! Report on the island of Guam. [Joseph Wheeler; United States. Adjutant-General's Office.].

      Guam is an island in Guam and has about , residents and an elevation of feet. Guam from Mapcarta, the free map. HISTORY: The indigenous Chamorros settled the island of Guam approximately 4, years ago. Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, while in the service of Spain, was the first European to visit the island, on March 6, Guam was colonized by Spain in with settlers, including Diego Luis de San Vitores, a Catholic Jesuit missionary.

      - Mariana Islands Island of Guam Territory of Guam;Cocos Lagoon - Mariana Islands Apra Harbor, Guam - Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Rota. This article was first published in January and was updated in December Guam is an island in the North Pacific, around one third of the way between the Philippines and Hawaii, that is politically associated with the US as an unincorporated doubt some of the best things to do in Guam involve the beach, but there is so much more to explore.


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The island of Guam description and history from a perspective by Evelyn Gibson Nelson. Want to read; 4 Currently reading; Published by Ana Publications in Washington, D.C. Written in English Places: Guam; Subjects: Guam -- History. ‎Guam is a special place for a number of reasons.

At square miles, it's the largest island in Micronesia, and its status as a territory of the U.S. makes it our most westerly possession. It is 6, miles west of San Francisco, and is truly where America's day begins. The geology of this apostrop.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cox, L.M. (Leonard Martin), Island of Guam. Washington: Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Covers the lives and legends of the first people of Guam and traces the island's development into present day. Illustrations, glossary, index. RL4. Guam Vacation Guide. Thank you for your interest in our Visitor Guide - the Guam Guidebook.

This guide includes everything you need to know about our island in one easy-to-read format. The island of Guam. book From our rich Chamorro culture to our heritage, food, and even historical landmarks that make our island unique, you will find everything you need to explore our tropical paradise in these pages.

He recorded the history of the island from documents contained in the Spanish archives, wrote the first Chamorro-English grammar, and conducted a survey of the plants and wildlife contained on the island. This survey resulted in the published work, The Useful Plants of Guam, originally published in But this book is different.

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Guam has several military installations on the island. So, there is always an influx of. InGuam’s economy grew %. Despite slow growth, Guam’s economy has been stable over the last decade.

National defense spending cushions the island’s economy against fluctuations in tourism. Service exports, mainly spending by foreign tourists in Guam, amounted to over $1 billion for the first time inor % of GDP.

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The Island of the Colorblind. Publication date: An exploration of a society where total congenital colorblindness is the norm, this book is also a meditation on islands and the strange neurologic malady on Guam which resembles parkinsonism and Alzheimer’s, and may provide the key to these diseases.

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Find a huge variety of new & used Guam books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Guam books at Alibris. Omiya Jima, the Great Shrine Island (Guam, In the Japanese view) Population: in early22, Chamorros (indigenous populace); 14, Imperial Army and Navy forces; about members of the white race, the Americans, are to be exiled to camps in Japan on Jan, 10, Capital: Akashi (Red, or Bright, City), formerly Agana or Hagatna Other villages: Asama Mura, formerly Asan; Showa.

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