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Oceania/Australia MapOceania is an area that encompasses the islands of the tropical Ocean and adjacent seas, also known as the South West Pacific.
It is a vast region (8.5 million km²) mostly consisting of water, largest landmass in Oceania is Australia.
Countries and Territories of Oceania/Australia
Oceania is divided in three subregions of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.
Melanesia is a region in the western Pacific Ocean, south of Micronesia and west of Polynesia. Its area includes the Island States and Territories of Fiji, New Caledonia, West Papua which is part of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and the Bismarck Archipelago, another island group, which includes New Britain, New Ireland, and several hundred other islands.
Micronesia is situated north of Melanesia and north and west of Polynesia. It includes the Island States and Territories Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, the Marianas with the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and Guam, and the Caroline islands with Palau.
Polynesia lies east of Micronesia and Melanesia and contains the easternmost of the three large groups of Pacific islands, including the Cook Islands , the Marquesas Islands that forms part of French Polynesia (Tahiti), the Samoan islands with (Western) Samoa and American Samoa, Niue, an island territory annexed by New Zealand, the Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu (formerly called the Ellice Islands) and Pitcairn, a British overseas territory inhabited by the descendants of the mutineers from HMS Bounty and the Tahitians who accompanied them .
Hawaii,, Samoa, the Cook Islands, and French Polynesia.
Interactive map of the countries in Oceania/Australia.
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Map of Melanesia
Map of Micronesia
Map of Polynesia
Map of Australia
Map of Guam
Map of Hawaii
Map of Indonesia
Map of Japan
Map of New Caledonia
Map of New Zealand
Map of Papua New Guinea
Map of the Philippines
Map of Samoa
Map of Taiwan
Map of Tutuila, American Samoa
Map of Vanuatu
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
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