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Insular Areas of the United States and Freely Associated States

Aerial view of Majuro Atoll, RMI



Aerial view of Majuro Atoll, RMI


Caribbean Area

Pacific Area

Other Web Sites of Interest

  • CIA World Factbook entries:
American Samoa
Republic of the Marshall Islands
Federated States of Micronesia
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges
Virgin Islands of the United States
  • National Parks and Historic Sites:
Caribbean Area
Buck Island Reef National Monument, Virgin Islands
Christiansted National Historic Site, Virgin Islands
Salt River Bay National Historic Park and Ecological Preserve, St. Croix, Virgin Islands
San Juan National Historic Site, Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument, St. John, Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, Virgin Islands
Pacific Area
American Memorial Park, Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan
National Park of American Samoa
Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument
Pacific Region/Hawaii Wildlife Refuges
War in the Pacific National Historical Park, Guam
  • Atoll Research Bulletin
    The Atoll Research Bulletin is issued by the Smithsonian Institution to provide an outlet for information on the biota of tropical islands and reefs and on the environment that supports the biota. The Bulletin is supported by the National Museum of Natural History; electronic publication is facilitated by Smithsonian Institution Libraries.

  • Census, History, Island Areas
  • Digital Library of the Caribbean
    Administered by Florida International University, The Digital Library of the Caribbean provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections.

  • Digital Micronesia: Marshalls

  • Digital Micronesia: Federated States of Micronesia
    An electronic library and archive, Digital Micronesia is maintained by Dirk HR Spennemann, Associate Professor in Cultural Heritage Management, Institute of Land, Water and Society and School of Environmental & Information Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Albury NSW, Australia.

  • Guampedia
    Guampedia is a Guam Humanities Council community project to create a comprehensive online encyclopedic resource about the history, culture and contemporary issues of Guam.

  • Historic Places in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
    Produced by the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers in partnership with the American Express Company and the National Park Foundation.

  • Legal Information System of the Federated States of Micronesia
    Created through a technical assistance grant by the Asian Development Bank, with coordination and assistance from the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.

  • Maps of Australia and the Pacific
    Collected by the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin.

  • Maps of the Americas
    Collected by the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin.

  • Micronesian Diary by Dr. Felicia R. Beardsley, archaeologist
    Join Dr. Beardsley as she travels across Micronesia, visiting the island states of Pohnpei, Yap, and Kosrae. From the sprawling 12th century stone complexes at Lelu and Nan Madol to the exquisitely designed traditional meeting houses of Yap she offers us a close-up and intimate view of both the pre-historic and contemporary cultures that together define Micronesia and its people.

  • The Micronesian Seminar
    The Micronesian Seminar, known popularly as MicSem, is a private non-profit, non-governmental organization that assists the people of Micronesia in reflecting on life in their islands under the impact of change in recent years. Established as a research-pastoral institute by the Catholic Church, and turned over to the Jesuit Order in 1992, MicSem serves the people of the Federated States of Micronesia, the republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The MicSem Library boasts about 20,500 titles, and 58,000 photos on Micronesia, all searchable online.

  • Micronesica
    Published by the University of Guam, this online journal covers regional anthropology, botany and zoology. Micronesica is normally published twice a year (June and December), with irregular Supplements.

  • Pacific Environment Information Network [PEIN] Digest 
    The PEIN Digest is a monthly digest of Pacific environment news and developments gathered from global news sources and a regional network of Pacific environment officers.

  • Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute
    An initiative of the University of the South Pacific School of Law to promote access to Pacific law

  • Pacific Islands Marine Portal
    The portal of the Pacific Islands Marine Resources Information System (PIMRIS)