a set of closely grouped islands, that sometimes form a curved arc
the Association of Southwest Asian Nations, an alliance promoting economic growth and peace in the region.
when a minority group gives up their culture and adopts the majority group's culture
a ring like coral island or a string of small islands surrounding a lagoon
The isolated reef, located in the Marshall Islands of the central Pacific, that was the site of U.S. nuclear bomb tests, consequently contaminating the atoll with high levels of radiatoin and driving its inhabitants away.
Colonialism changes South Asia
setting up centralized bureaucratic governments, forced colonies to produce rubber, sugar, rice, tea, and other products europeans wanted.
a 1,250 mile (1,012 km) long coral reef off Australia's northeast coast
sn island created by an underwater volcano
How far did the pacific islanders migrate
Hawaii, New Zealand and Madagascar
A french colony made up of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. Suffered decades to gain independence.
an island made of coral reefs
Major economic activities of Oceania
agriculture, fishing, tourism, and some mining
States set up as rings of power in early Southeast Asia. The rings were around a central court. The regions could change or overlap over time,
First people to settle New Zealand
1 of 3 regions of Oceania, means "black islands"
1 of 3 regions on Oceania, means "tiny islands"
The group of islands in the Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands)
the unpopulated desert in-land region of Australia
canoes developed by Pacific islanders, used in lagoons around settled islands