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Guam at a Glance

Location:Oceania, island in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines
Climate:tropical marine; generally warm and humid, moderated by northeast trade winds; dry season (January to June), rainy season (July to December); little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain:volcanic origin, surrounded by coral reefs; relatively flat coralline limestone plateau (source of most fresh water), with steep coastal cliffs and narrow coastal plains in north, low hills in center, mountains in south
Resources:aquatic wildlife (supporting tourism), fishing (largely undeveloped)
Hazards:frequent squalls during rainy season; relatively rare but potentially destructive typhoons (June - December)
Population:178,430 (July 2009 est.)




A Brief Profile of Guam

Guam was ceded to the US by Spain in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941, it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installation on the island is one of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific.






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