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Palau

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° North , 134° East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 6.00000,134.00000
Area:466 km2
Name(s) in local language(s):Belau (Republic of Palau)


An island nation in the Pacific Ocean, some 500 miles (800 km) east of the Philippines and 2000 miles (3200 km) south of Tokyo. Palau consists of some of the westernmost of the Caroline Islands, in Micronesia.
In 1994, Palau became a freely associated state of the USA (status between a protectorate and an independent country).


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palau

http://dsm.gsd.spc.int/public/files/meetings/01_Terrestrial_Mining_and_Mineral_Resources_Potential_of_the_Pacific_Islands_Region_Akuila_Tawake.pdf [Akuila Tawake (2012) Mineral Resources Potential and Mining in the Pacific Islands Region - Lessons Learned. Pacific-ACP States Regional Training Workshop on Geological, Technological, Biological and Environmental Aspects of Deep Sea Minerals. Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi Fiji. 13th–17th August 2012]

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