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Discovered would mean, found inhabited
Yap, one of the many islands in Micronesia was one of the first empires, with historical myths and tales of the creation of mankind in the land and island of Gagil, one of the central islands of Yap. The story includes that from Yap the rest of the world was inhabited thousands of years ago.
However in historical tomes between 300 and 1200 BC small groups of Polynesians (from Marquesas and Tahiti) discovered several islands of southeastern Micronesia. One group reached the Caroline islands and settled there, mixing with the local population. The first Europeans to again discover Micronesia was the Spanish fleet of Magellan, on the first circumnavigation of the world in 1521
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Is Micronesia a territory of the US?

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Who won Survivor Micronesia?

Parvati Shallow from Cook Islands. She also came back in season 20 for a 3rd time in Heroes vs Villains and was the runner-up

Largest island in micronesia?

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Where is Micronesia?

In the western pacific . Micronesia is a cluster of tiny islands in the Western Pacific Ocean. They are not associated with a continent. In the western pacific

What is the capital of Micronesia?

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What are the different races in Micronesia?

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What is the national anthem of Micronesia?

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How many states are in Micronesia?

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What is the name of the time zone in Micronesia?

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Is Palau in micronesia?

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What are the exports of Micronesia?

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What is the main religion for Micronesia?

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How big is Micronesia?

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Who discovered micronesia?

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What are micronesia and melanesia?

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Is palau part of the Federated States of Micronesia?

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Is New Guinea in Micronesia?

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Is the federated states of micronesia known for tornadoes?

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Is Hawaii considered part of Micronesia?

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How many states in micronesia?

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Is Micronesia on the maps?

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Is Micronesia big or small?

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Is micronesia in South America?

Of course not. Its not even near to South America. Its situated inthe north-western and western section of the Pacific Ocean.

What countries are located in Micronesia?

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What languages are spoken in Micronesia?

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Is Micronesia a remote island?

Micronesia is not ONE island, but thousands of islands, stretching from East Asia almost all the way across the Pacific until Hawaii. Several independent countries and depending islands belong to Micronesia