The historic Caroline, Marshall and Gilbert Islands before they gained their independence.
The four island states of the Federated States of Micronesia - Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae - and their position in the Pacific Ocean.
Northern Mariana Islands of Guam, Rota, Aguijan, Tinian and Saipan with an inset while showing their location relative to the Philippines and Taiwan.
Guam and surrounding districts showing the location of underwater cable lines prior to World War II.
Pacific countries and island groups from Indonesia to Easter Island.
Kiribati location in the Pacific Ocean.
The spread of the Lapita culture, colonisers of the Pacific, showing the Lapita Cultural Complex.
The subregion of Oceania known as Melanesia which includes Irian Jaya (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and Niue.
Melanesian, a subregion of Oceania, showing the countries and main islands and their relation to Australia and Indonesia
The three culture areas of the Pacific - Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia.
Pacific region showing the traditional regional boundaries of Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia on a colour globe.
Global image of the Pacific Ocean highlighting the traditional sub-regions of Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia with the addition of the more recently defined Near Oceania and Remote Oceania.
The Pacific islands of Melanesia, a subregion of Oceania, from Papua New Guinea in the west to Fiji in the east.
Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ's) for countries in the Pacific area - 2017.
Pacific Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ's) highlighting former colonising powers and independent nations.
Exclusive Economic Zones - a sea zone over which a state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind. It stretches out to 200 nautical miles from the coast.
Pacific Ocean countries and island groups on a world globe.
Countries within the Pacific Ocean.
Countries of the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean from the Philippines to the west coast of North and South America including country names.
Southwest Pacific area highlighting the Federated States of Micronesia in the west to Tokelau and Tuvalu to the east.
The Federal Republic of Corterra which existed within the current Kiribati in 1974.
The South Pacific Ocean showing the location of Samoa with inset of the main islands and its capital Apia.
A map showing eastern Asia from India across the Pacific to the west coast of North America.
Islands of the southwest Pacific from Palau to Marquesas Islands.
The three subregions of the Pacific Ocean - Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia.
Taiwan's position in the Pacific and its closest neighbours.
Location of Tonga in the Western Pacific.
Vanuatu and its location in the Pacific Ocean.
Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands (Futuna also known as Hoorn Islands) and their position in the Pacific.
From India to the west coast of North America.
West Pacific islands from Taiwan and Iwo Jima in the north to Palau and Chuuk in the south.
Map showing the Western Pacific Warm Pool (WPWP), the Indonesian throughflow (network of currents transporting waters from the western equatorial Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean) and the direction of the Leeuwin Current. Leeuwin
The World on a Miller Cylindrical Projection centered on the Pacific showing international borders - 2013.