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Guam Flag Guam is an island in the western Pacific that is organized unincorporated territory of the United States. It is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands, and has an economy that is mainly based around U.S. military bases and tourism.

Guam was acquired by the United States from Spain in 1898 as a result of the Treaty of Paris that concluded the Spanish-American War. During World War II, it was invaded and occupied by Japan in 1941 and liberated in 1944.

There are no towns or cities in Guam, but there are a number of villages. The capital village is Hagåtña (formerly known as Agana), and the largest village is Dededo. The main airport in Guam is Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport.

Guam Details


Country Name Guam
Political Status US Territory
Geographic Location The Pacific
Flag Guam Flag
Principal Language Chamorro
Capital Hagåtña


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Guam History, Culture, Travel guide and Tourism: The origin of the Chamorro race, American Settlement, Government, Politics, Economy, People and tradition
By Evan Adams

Adams Evan
Paperback (172 pages)

Guam History, Culture, Travel guide and Tourism: The origin of the Chamorro race, American Settlement, Government, Politics, Economy, People and tradition
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  • Guam History Culture Travel Guide and Tourism The Origin of the Chamorro Race American Settlement Government Politics Economy People and Tradi
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During World War II the Japanese landed on Guam just after the Pearl Harbor attack and occupied the island by Dec. 12, 1941, In the 1970s Guam gradually began to move toward representative self-government. The first popularly elected governor ran for office in 1970. More information on Guam history for the entire settlement process and sovereignty… Culture: The modern Chamoru culture is visually manifested in dances, sea navigation, unique cuisines, games {batu, chonka, estuleks and bayogu}, songs and fashion influenced by the transmigration of Pacific peoples. Guahan was administratively taken over by the U.S. in 1898 as spoils of the Spanish American War. In 1521
Guam Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps Waterproof Map
By Franko Maps Ltd.

FrankosMaps
Map (2 pages)

Guam Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps Waterproof Map
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  • Guam Pacific island Guam map
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2017 edition This map includes: Scuba Diving and Snorkeling sites...Golfing, Kayaking, Fishing, Boating, Hiking and Shopping...Scenic, Cultural, & Historical Sites...General tourist info,


Side One
The entire island is shown in fabulous chartreuse shaded relief so the viewer can see the island topography as it stands out like a beautiful emerald on descending hues of ocean blues, which represent the true depth contours of the surrounding North Pacific Ocean. Every hill and valley and the streams that flow out of the mountains to become Guam s numerous rivers can be visualized clearly. Guam s highways and towns are all superbly mapped out for finding your way around this island, which is just over 30 miles in length and varies from about 4 to 9 miles across, depending on where you measure it. The major towns shown are Agana (Hagatna, in the native Chamorro), Tamuning, Tumon Dededo, Yigo, Barrigada, Maite, Mong Mong, Toto, Agana Heights, Sinajana, Ordot, Asan, Piti,Tiyan (A.B. Wonpat International Airport area), Chalan Pago, Mangilao (University of Guam site), Yona, Talofofo, Inarajan, Merizo, Umatac, Agat, and Santa Rita. Guam rivers, streams, bodies of water and waterfalls are shown in accurate detail. Favorite spots to visit are also shown with detailed descriptions. Dive and snorkel sites are named and described. Guam s classy golf courses are on the map. The Blue Hole, Guam s number one scuba dive site is shown, as is Talofofo Falls and Fu a Rock and Umatac Bay.


Side Two
This side of the map includes two zoom ins Tumon Bay (the Hotel row area), and the area from Apra Harbor (lots of wrecks to scuba dive on) to Tumon Bay, which includes the scenic and historical capital of Agana (Hagatna in Chamorro). Side 2 also features a map of all of Magnificent Micronesia. The Micronesia map is surrounded by nine mini maps of Micronesia s most prominent islands. They include Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan, Tinian and Rota), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Pohnpei Islands, Majuro and Arno Atolls of the Marshal Islands, Kosre, Yap Islands and Palau Islands.


As you can see, this is a map and a guidebook rolled into one. Enough info to help you plan your trip and a handy reference to carry and use on Guam. 18.5" x 26", folded to 4.5" x 9" and printed on waterproof, rip-resistant synthetic stock.

Travel Journal Guam
By VPjournals

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Diary (136 pages)

Travel Journal Guam
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Going on holiday to Guam? This useful travel journal will help you research, plan and record everything to get the most out of your trip.

Plan using the list of cool places to visit in Guam, great places to eat and a handy list of the best websites so you can do your own research.

Included in this book:

Trip Planning:
Cool Places to visit in Guam
Great places to eat in Guam
Research your trip, including great websites to do your own research
Postcard Reminder & Packing List

Guam Trip Diary
Write a daily diary during your trip

Record details of people you met during your vacation

Plus a shoe and clothes size conversion chart to help you get the right sizes

”An amazing journal to record and remember your trip or to give others as a gift for their upcoming holiday”

Enjoy your trip to Guam, it is an incredible place

Guam Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Guam Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
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Perfect for divers, snorkelers and nature lovers! Side One is a mini-map of Guam with dive and snorkel sites named and located. Side Two is a fish identification guide with nearly 100 species illustrated. This convenient, waterproof reference is made of hard, laminated plastic with hole for lanyard. 5.5" x 8.5"
Children's Travel Activity Book & Journal: My Trip to Guam
By TravelJournalBooks

Traveljournalbooks
Diary (102 pages)

Children s Travel Activity Book & Journal: My Trip to Guam
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  • Children s Travel Activity Book Journal My Trip to Guam
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Visiting Guam with your kids? This fun filled activity book and journal is a great way for kids to plan and record their own travel adventures and make a treasured memory book for their trip to Guam.

Cool Guam specific crossword, word search, puzzles and other activities will keep them busy on the journey, they will learn about Guam and practice their writing, reading and maths in a fun way.

Includes a great planning and diary section; which will increase children's excitement by getting them involved in the early planning stages of the trip.

This is a great gift for children and an amazing keepsake for parents

Included in this book:

Trip Planning:
Cool Places to visit in Guam
Research your trip
Postcard Reminder & Packing List

Activities to do on the way to Guam:
Word Search
Crossword
Quiz
Cool Facts about Guam
Link up Puzzle
Code Cracker
Number Chains and Puzzles
A-Mazing Maze
Drawing
Coloring

Guam Trip Diary
Write a daily diary during the trip

Plus more activities for the trip home ...

State Series Quarters 1999-2009 Collectors Map: Including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.s. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariarna Islands
By Whitman Publishing

Brand: Whitman Pub Llc
Hardcover

State Series Quarters 1999-2009 Collectors Map: Including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.s. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariarna Islands
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Book by Whitman Publishing
The Guam Guide
By Dave Lotz

Making Tracks
Paperback (96 pages)

The Guam Guide
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a useful guidebook

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