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An atoll, sometimes called a coral atoll, is a ring-shaped coral reef including a coral rim that encircles a lagoon partially or completely.
Bikenibeu Paeniu, PC (born 10 May 1956 Bikenibeu, Tarawa, in the former Gilbert Islands) is a politician from Tuvalu.
Blackbirding is the coercion of people through trickery and kidnapping to work as labourers.
The Chincha Islands (Spanish Islas Chincha) are a group of three small islands off the southwest coast of Peru, to which they belong, near the town of Pisco.
Congregational churches (also Congregationalist churches; Congregationalism) are Protestant churches in the Reformed tradition practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation independently and autonomously runs its own affairs.
The Cook Islands (Cook Islands Māori: Kūki 'Āirani) is a self-governing island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand.
Elekana was the first person to introduce Christianity to the Pacific islanders in what is now called Tuvalu.
Fangaua is an islet of Nukulaelae Atoll, Tuvalu on which is Pepesala, the main village of Nukulaelae, with a population of 347 people (2012 census).
Guano (from Quechua wanu via Spanish) is the accumulated excrement of seabirds and bats.
The Guano Islands Act (enacted August 18, 1856, codified at §§ 1411-1419) is a United States federal law passed by the U.S. Congress that enables citizens of the United States to take possession of unclaimed islands containing guano deposits.
Henry Faati Naisali (12 August 1928 – 29 October 2004) AO, CMG, MBE.
HMS Penguin was an ''Osprey''-class sloop.
Johann Cesar VI.
The United States claimed a number of islands as insular areas under the Guano Islands Act of 1856.
A marae (in New Zealand Māori, Cook Islands Māori, Tahitian), malae (in Tongan), meae (in Marquesan), and malae (in Samoan) is a communal or sacred place that serves religious and social purposes in Polynesian societies.
Namoliki Sualiki Neemia,, generally referred to as Namoliki Sualiki, is a Tuvaluan politician.
Nantucket is an island about by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Niuoko islet is the easternmost point of Tuvalu, which is located in Nukulaelae atoll.
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.
The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as regent for his father, King George III.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) is an inter-governmental organization that aims to enhance cooperation between the independent countries of the Pacific Ocean.
The Parliament of Tuvalu, or Palamene o Tuvalu is the unicameral national legislature of Tuvalu.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
The Prime Minister of Tuvalu is the head of government of Tuvalu.
The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat is the Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS).
Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, about midway between Hawaii and Australia, lying east-northeast of the Santa Cruz Islands (belonging to the Solomons), southeast of Nauru, south of Kiribati, west of Tokelau, northwest of Samoa and Wallis and Futuna and north of Fiji.
General elections were held in Tuvalu on 31 March 2015.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vaitupu is the largest atoll of the nation of Tuvalu.