Are the North Mariana Islands a part of US territory?
Yes indeed they are, under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.
The Northern Mariana Islands is really not a part of any continent. However, on a very large scale it is part of Oceania, which is a collection of islands (and Australia) covering much of the Pacific Ocean. The Northern Marianas consist of the entire Mariana Islands archipelago except Guam. The Marianas are part of Micronesia, which is a collection of island groups located in the western Pacific Ocean, north of the equator. Micronesia is one… Read More
It's not part of a continent. The trench is in the ocean. The 14 islands nearby are called the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. It's part of the U.S.
Guam is part of the Mariana Island Group.
Guam was a Spanish colony from 1565 until 1898 and was governed from the Philippines by the Spanish but was not a part of the Philippine Islands, it is in fact the largest of the Mariana Islands. Following the Spanish-American war the United States took control of Guam as part of the Treaty of Paris. Guam is today a territory of the United States with a locally elected governor.
well the mariana trench is the deepest part of the ocean and the world. it is located by the mariana islands.
Geographically, Guam is one of the Mariana Islands. Politically, Guam and the Northern Marianas are two separate U.S. territories.
The Cayman Islands are considered to be part of the continent of North America. They are a British Overseas Territory 480 miles south of Miami, US.
No, they re separate archipelagos but they are both part of a Major Oceania area called Micronesia.
Canada, United States, and possibly Greenland, which is actually a territory of Denmark. There are several islands in the Caribbean that are part of North America as well, but they are not north of the Northern border of Mexico.
No. The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory.
The Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the worlds oceans. It is in the western Pacific Ocean to the east of the Mariana Islands.
the Cayman Islands are a British territory, so they are part of England.
Some territories acquired at least partially as a result of war were. The thirteen (13) colonies from the Revolutionary War stretching to the Eastern shore of the Mississippi and north to the great lakes American Samoa was acquired under the 1899 Treaty of Berlin between Germany, Great Britain, and the United States . The Federated States of Micronesia were part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands . (now independent) Guam became a territory… Read More
The overseas territories of Australia:Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australian Antarctic Territory, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Coral Sea Islands Territory and Heard and McDonald Islands
No, although the Cayman Islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, which is part of the EU, the Cayman Islands are legally not part of the EU.
Part of the Marshall Islands are a part of the US. (The islands of Bikini and Enewetak use to be US nuclear test sites.)
Before North Dakota became a state, it was part of the Dakota Territory. Before that, North Dakota was part of the Minnesota Territory and the Nebraska Territory.
The Japanese actually occupied part of North America during World War II. They took several islands in the Aleutian chain near Alaska.
No. Tourism is not common in Heard Island, which is part of the Australian Territory of Heard and McDonald Islands. The territory has a population of zero, so there is no economy.
Guam is an island in the western Pacific Ocean and is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government. The island's capital is Hagåtña (formerly Agana). Guam is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands. Well if you mean what country is Guam a part of, it is a U.S. territory, like Puerto Rico. no it is not considered part of the… Read More
A continent is defined as one continuous landmass, and since an island is not connected, it is not physically a part of a continent. However, an island (if it is a country or a territory, etc.) can politically be a part of a continent. For example, Cuba is not physically a part of North America, but politically, it is.
They are part of British Overseas Territory
The Caribbean Islands are considered a part of the continent of North America.
Geographically, they are part of South America. Geopolitically, they are a British Overseas Territory.
Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world can be found on the border of Nepal and Tibet in the Himalayan mountains. The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands.
Yes. The Virgin Islands are considered a US territory. But they aren't considered a US state.
the Kerguelen islands are part of the French territory.
Yes. It is part of the US Virgin Islands.
The Caribbean Islands are a part of North America.
The Aegean Islands.
Australia's two mainland territories are the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. There is a mistaken belief that Jervis Bay, which is the seaport for the ACT is a separate territory. It is not separate, as it is part of the ACT. In addition, there are seven offshore territories: Cocos (Keeling) Islands Christmas Island Heard and MacDonald Islands Coral sea Islands Territory Australian Antarctic Territory Ashmore and Cartier Islands Norfolk Island
Australia's two mainland territories are the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. There is a mistaken belief that Jervis Bay, which is the seaport for the ACT is a separate territory. It is not separate, as it is officially part of the ACT. In addition, there are seven offshore territories: Cocos (Keeling) Islands Christmas Island Heard and MacDonald Islands Coral sea Islands Territory Australian Antarctic Territory Ashmore and Cartier Islands Norfolk Island
Australia is made up of six states and two territories. The two territories are the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. There is a mistaken belief that Jervis Bay, which is the seaport for the ACT is a separate territory. It is not separate, as it is officially part of the ACT. In addition, there are seven offshore territories: Cocos (Keeling) Islands Christmas Island Heard and MacDonald Islands Coral sea Islands Territory Australian Antarctic… Read More
The largest island in Nunavut is Baffin Island, between the Canadian mainland and Greenland. It is part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in the far north. Smaller islands include Southhampton, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and King William Islands. To the west, Nunavut shares Victoria Island and Melville Island with the Northwest Territories. Closer to the North Pole are Devon Island and Ellesmere Island, and other smaller islands such as Bathurst, Byam Martin, Bylot, Cornwallis… Read More
The Sandwich Islands, the Kingdom of Hawaii,, the Republic of Hawaii and the Territory of Hawaii.
The Cayman Islands are considered part of North America.
The 4 other inhabited territories of the United States are The US Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
no they are not
The Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans, and the lowest elevation of the surface of the Earth's crust. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean to the east of the Mariana Islands, near Japan. It reaches a maximum known depth of about 11.03 kilometres (6.85 mi).
No, it is a part of the Pacific Ocean and a US Territory.
If, by "country", you refer to the sovereign territory of a Nation-State, and if by "furthest North" you mean extends furthest to the North, then the answer is almost certainly Denmark, which includes the territory of Greenland. Canada (Ellesmere Island) would run a close second, followed by Russia (Franz Josef Land) and Norway (Svalbard). It is possible that there are minor islands further to the North than Greenland, which might be part of the territory… Read More
The islands of Attu and Kiska, part of the Aleutian Islands.
No, Jamaica is not a part of North America, it is a part of a group of islands called the Greater Antilles.
The South Orkney islands are part of the British Antarctic Territory.
The Cayman Islands are part of the British Commonwealth and are an overeas territory of the United Kingdom. They do have a legislature that does address local concerns. For a short period in the 1960's they were administered by Jamaica.
St. Thomas is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands, which is a U.S. territory. It is part of the United States, but not a state.
Puerto Rico is an island it is a territory of the Us but it is not central America is an island located on the Caribbean it is the smallest of the greater Antilles The islands of the Caribbean are not on a continent. They are usually considered to be part of the geographic region known as North America or Latin America.
Most Carribean Islands are not part of the U.S., but sovereign nations or part of the CommonWealth of Nations spearheaded by The United Kingdom. The only Carribean Islands that are part of U.S. territory are Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands which were sold to the U.S. from Denmark in 1917, for an undisclosed fee.
Geographically, they are part of the Caribbean. Politically, the USVI is part of the US, and the BVI is a British Dependent Territory and part of the Commonwealth (and an associate member of the OECS).