Many of the battles fought in the pacific theater during World War II involved Japan. This page reviews the Pacific island campaigns that were fought during the war.
The Pacific Aviation Museum is located on historic Ford Island, a secured military base in the middle of Pearl Harbor. Tours are available at the site which honors aviators who defended the Pacific Region when Pearl Harbor was attacked.
The PNNL is part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy that is operated by Batelle. The Laboratory conducts research to help reduce U.S. dependence on imported oil, preserve the environment and protect the nation from terrorist attacks. PNNL also publishes journals and books, descriptions of which can be seen on the website. Full information about their research and news also on the website.
Browse this aerial photographer guide and directory to learn about aerial photographers in the USA. The aerial photograph on this page shows the Pacific Ocean and a rugged Hawaiian island shoreline.
California is the third largest state in the US. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, and Mexico to the south. Visitors can view several maps of California.
Hawaii is the 47th largest state, and is comprised of eight major islands divided into five counties. The islands of Hawaii are located in the Pacific Ocean, about 1470 miles north of the Equator.
The continent of Australia, extending from the Indian Ocean in the west to the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean in the east, consists of four topographic regions.
Located on the continent of North America; Mexico is bounded by the USA to the north, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Central America to the southeast.
The continent of South America consists of 12 countries, along with French Guiana which belongs to France. It is bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.
Oregon is the 10th largest state in the USA, bordered by Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada, and the Pacific Ocean. Visit this site to learn more about Oregon and view the printable Oregon maps.
Washington is the 20th largest USA state, bordered by the Canadian Province of British Columbia to the north, the state of Oregon to the south, the state of Idaho to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Classic Vacations offers luxury travel packages to Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Europe, and the South Pacific. The company is based in California and is an operating company of Expedia. On the website, users search by location to find luxury accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. All booking can be done online.
With forested peaks that are often veiled in mist, the St Kitts and Nevis islands seem like they belong in the South Pacific. During the colonial era, the islands were strategically and economically important.
The City of Santa Barbara is located 90 miles west-northwest of Los Angeles on a south-facing section of coastline between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez mountains. Santa Barbara's Mediterranean climate makes it a popular destination for tourists.
Located in the Pacific Ocean, Bora Bora is a spectacular island that is part of French Polynesia. Its two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, are surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef, creating the perfect snorkeling or scuba diving environment.
The outdoor enthusiast team at Trails.com brings together diverse backgrounds in web development, project management, outdoor retail, digital content, and information technology. Their team has traveled and explored the North American outdoors, including their native New England, Canada, the Rocky Mountains, and Pacific Northwest. Their employees often participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, mountaineering, and trail running.
The following articles provide recent Pacific-related news.