Northern Marianas

  • (noun): A self-governing territory comprising all of the Mariana Islands except Guam.
    Synonyms: Northern Mariana Islands

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List Of Wettest Tropical Cyclones By Country - United States - Northern Marianas Islands
... The Northern Marianas Islands are an archipelago north of Guam which get impacted by typhoons in the western Pacific on a regular basis ... Wettest tropical cyclones in the Northern Marianas Islands Precipitation Storm Location Ref Rank mm in 1 487.68 19.20 Steve 1993 Saipan 2 241.30 9.50 Seth 1991 Saipan 3 205.74 8.10 Soulik 2006 Pagan 4 118.1 ...
List Of Wettest Tropical Cyclones In The United States - Northern Marianas Islands
... The Northern Marianas Islands are an archipelago north of Guam which gets impacted by typhoons in the western Pacific from time to time ... Wettest tropical cyclones in the Northern Marianas Islands Precipitation Storm Location Ref Rank mm in 1 487.68 19.20 Steve 1993 Saipan 2 241.30 9.50 Seth ...
Bob Schaffer - Link To The Jack Abramoff Scandals
... Schaffer was linked to the Mariana Islands worker abuse scandal by his association with the Traditional Values Coalition ... The congressional junkets to the Mariana Islands were designed to build support in Congress among Republican lawmakers to block labor and immigration legislation for the islands, which had ... with local clergy who denied there was a problem of forced abortions in the Northern Marianas, the only area of the United States where abortion is banned by their local constitution ...
Mariana Islands - History - Loss From Spain, and Split in Governance
... The Marianas remained a Spanish colony under the general government of the Philippines until 1898, when, as a result of the Spanish-American War, Spain ceded. 12 February 1899, the remaining islands of the Mariana archipelago (except Guam) were sold by Spain to Germany for 837,500 German gold marks (about $4,100,000 at the time) ... The total population in the Northern Marianas portion of these islands around this time was only 2,646 inhabitants the ten most northerly islands being actively volcanic, and almost uninhabited ...
Elections In The Northern Mariana Islands
... The Northern Marianas elect a governor and a legislature ... The Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature has two chambers ... The Northern Marianas has a multi-party system, with two or three strong parties and a third party that is electorally successful ...

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