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2014-08-12 08:26:35

TOFOL, Federated States of Micronesia, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scuba divers and adventure travelers can now experience Kosrae's stunning tropical landscape in a different way with the second Rock Hopper Adventure Trail Run on Monday, September 1. The 5.7-mile run will include on-road and off-road terrain. Runners and their cheering parties can enjoy exploring Kosrae's lush rainforests, ancient ruins, and meeting local craftspeople along with world-class diving with one of Kosrae's...

2014-08-12 08:21:22

Insights into a world first for planning were delivered last night at the award winning Auckland Art Gallery, with proceedings a precursor for the New Zealand Planning Institute's (NZPI) International 2015 Conference. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Zealand Planning Institute and their guests got a taste of technology initiatives set to have a profound impact on planning cities of the future. Mayor Len Brown opened the launch and applauded the coming...

2014-07-18 23:05:16

Active Adventures New Zealand has been offering New Zealand hiking trips for two decades, and the jewel in the crown is the Ultimate South Island Adventure ‘Rimu’ trip. Since 1995, more than 5,000 travellers have joined the ‘Rimu’ adventure tour to hike, bike and kayak through parks, valleys, bays and backroads. Queenstown, Otago (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Leading adventure tour operator, Active Adventures, mark a milestone as they celebrate 20 years of small group adventure tours....

2014-07-17 16:20:35

Best Half Year Operating Result in National Carrier's History NADI, Fiji, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji Airways Group today reported its unaudited interim results for the first half of 2014, announcing a massive increase in operating profits to the corresponding period last year. The Group, legally known as Air Pacific Limited, comprises of Fiji Airways (Fiji's National Airline), its subsidiary Fiji Link and a 38.75% stake in the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island....

2014-07-08 23:12:17

South Florida Med Spa, Wellington Anti-Aging Centre, becomes the only location in the area to offer LiLa’s Strawberry Laser Treatment, a weight loss procedure designed for clients who desire to lose fat and tone their body. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Summer is well on its way, and women and men looking to shed extra inches want a fast fix with little down time and real results. The wish list is demanding, but beach goers who want to get slim this summer have an answer. South...

2014-04-30 12:26:34

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swift Endeavor has announced the signing of Hobart Ocean, an American rock band, to a worldwide deal. Hobart Ocean who has impressed the Swift Endeavor team, as well as many others in the international music industry officially signed with Swift Endeavor in Los Angeles. This sensational group of young individuals comprises of the lead singer Travis Leonard, the lead guitarist Steven Hopkins, the bass guitarist Jaron Lancaster, and the...

2014-04-10 23:30:59

City Edge Apartment Hotels, a hugely trusted and well-recognized hotel accommodation provider in Australia is now facilitating economical options of accommodation in Melbourne CBD that provides maximum worth on money to value conscious tourists and travellers. Melbourne (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 City Edge Apartment Hotels, a hugely trusted and well-recognized hotel accommodation provider in Australia is now facilitating economical options of accommodation in Melbourne CBD that provides...

2014-04-07 08:20:28

Paradise Found Promotion Offers Nearly Half Off On Round-trip Tickets From Los Angeles to Tahiti EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting April 8, 2014, through April 21, 2014, travelers can enjoy a savings of up to 41 percent, nearly $700, on Air Tahiti Nui tickets to Tahiti, for stays between June 1 and July 17, 2014, and between August 17 and August 31, 2014. During Air Tahiti Nui's "Paradise Found" sale, a round-trip economy ticket from LAX to Papeete, usually...

2014-03-31 23:02:19

City Edge Apartment Hotels, offers their quality serviced cheap hotels in Melbourne CBD at the best prices possible. Melbourne (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 City Edge Apartment Hotels, offers their quality serviced cheap hotels in Melbourne CBD at the best prices possible. The apartments are located next to some of Melbourne’s beautiful parks and in the following month, one can appreciate them while seeing the change in leaf colour to autumn shades. Also, one will be very near to some of the...

2014-03-25 20:20:57

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea and SINGAPORE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC; POMSoX: IOC) announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss closing of the revised sale and purchase agreement with Total SA covering the Elk-Antelope gas field in Petroleum Retention License 15 in Papua New Guinea. The conference call will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. Central (8:30 a.m. Eastern) to discuss the details of the transaction. The...


Latest Geography of Oceania Reference Libraries

Pinnacles National Park
2013-04-24 16:46:42

Pinnacles National Park is located in the state of California in the United States. The park is comprised of 26,606 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Ohlone people. When Spanish explorers arrived in the area, they brought diseases that nearly wiped out all of the Ohlone people, leaving the area uninhabited until Anglo-Americans arrived in 1865. By the 1880’s, visitors like picnickers and explorers began moving into the area, with the first...

Pacific Rim
2013-02-19 13:33:00

The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'