Phoenix Islands
geographical name islands W Pacific belonging to Kiribati

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  • Phoenix Islands —   [ fiːnɪks aɪləndz], die Phönixinseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Phoenix Islands — The Phoenix Islands are a group of eight atolls and two submerged coral reefs, lying in the central Pacific Ocean east of the Gilbert Islands and west of the Line Islands. They are a part of the Republic of Kiribati. During the late 1930s they… …   Wikipedia

  • Phoenix Islands — a group of eight coral islands in the central Pacific: part of Kiribati (formerly Gilbert Islands). 11 sq. mi. (28 sq. km). * * * Group of eight small coral atolls, Kiribati. Lying in the west central Pacific Ocean 1,650 mi (2,650 km) southwest… …   Universalium

  • Phoenix Islands — Îles Phœnix Pour les articles homonymes, voir Phoenix. Îles Phœnix Phoenix Islands (en) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Phoenix Islands — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Phoenix Islands Country and Admin Code KI.03 KI …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Phoenix Islands — a group of eight coral islands in the central Pacific: part of Kiribati (formerly Gilbert Islands). 11 sq. mi. (28 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phoenix Islands — Phoe′nix Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of eight coral islands in the central Pacific: part of Kiribati. 11 sq. mi. (28 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Phoenix Islands — /finɪks ˈaɪləndz/ (say feeniks uyluhndz) plural noun eight coral islands in the central Pacific; the two largest are under British US control; the six smaller atolls are now part of Kiribati. 28 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Phoenix Islands — ingl. Fenice, isole della …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Phoenix Islands Settlement Scheme — The Phoenix Islands Settlement Scheme was begun in 1938 in the western Pacific ocean and was the last attempt at human colonisation within the British Empire.Conceived by Henry E. Harry Maude, lands commissioner of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands… …   Wikipedia

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