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Pacific Islands 62 Giwa regional Assessment

The Pacifi c Islands GIWA region 62 includes all of the 23 island nations or territories of the tropical Pacifi c Ocean that embrace the cultural areas of Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia. The region covers about 12% of the world’s ocean space. These island states and territories range from very large, high continental islands, to countless off shore large and small islands that may be generally grouped as high islands, coral lime stone islands and atolls.

584: Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA)

10 Jan 2014


Pacific Islands 62 Giwa regional Assessment.pdf