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1) Vanuatu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of Vanuatu, independent republic (1995 est. pop. 174,000), c.5,700 sq mi (14,760 sq km), South Pacific, E of Australia. Vanuatu is a 450-mi (724-km) chain...

2) Espiritu Santo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South Pacific, largest and westernmost island of Vanuatu (formerly New Hebrides). Generally mountainous and fertile, the island produces copra, coffee, and cocoa....

3) New Hebrides. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New Hebrides, (hebīridez) (KEY) , Fr. Nouvelles Hebrides: see Vanuatu....

4) Coral Sea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Coral Sea, southwest arm of the Pacific Ocean, between Australia, New Guinea, and Vanuatu. The Great Barrier Reef lies along its western edge. During World War II...

5) Efate. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South Pacific, most important island of Vanuatu and seat of Vila (1994 pop. 30,868), the capital and administrative center. Efate produces copra, coffee, and sandalwood....

6) Melanesia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pacific Ocean, NE of Australia and S of the equator. Melanesia includes the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Tuvalu, the Bismarck Archipelago, the Admiralty...

7) Bougainville, Louis Antoine de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Montcalm to Canada as aide-de-camp, and he later (c.1764) established a colony on the Falkland Islands but had to surrender the settlement to Spain (1766). Accompanied...

8) La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, comte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French government expedition that was to search for the Northwest Passage from the Pacific side and to explore along the coasts of America, China, and Siberia and...

9) Commonwealth of Nations. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Commonwealth of Nations, voluntary association of Great Britain and its dependencies, certain former British dependencies that are now sovereign states and their...

10) Malayo-Polynesian languages. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Malay Peninsula; Indonesia and New Guinea; the Philippines; Taiwan; the Melanesian, Micronesian, and Polynesian islands; and New Zealand. Today four Malayo-Polynesian...

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