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Author: Robert A. Renken
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Keywords: islands, puerto, rico, virgin, commonwealth, aquifer, hydrogeology, caribbean, geology, system
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 2002-10
ISBN-10: 0607993618
ISBN-13: 9780607993615

Author: Dayna K. Shah
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: constitution, application, areas, insular
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788175440
ISBN-13: 9780788175442

Reports on the applicability of provisions of the U.S. Constitution to five insular areas: Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, & Guam. Also provides information on the status of nine smaller insular areas which are primarily uninhabited atolls or islands. Includes comments from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Department of the Interior, the Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, & the Resident Representative of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Charts & tables.

Author: A. N. Sharma
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
Keywords: islands, andaman, development, tribal
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2003-01-01
ISBN-10: 8176253472
ISBN-13: 9788176253475

The Andaman And Nicobar Islands Are Undoubtedly One Of The Very Few Places In The World Today, Where Man Has So Far Survived In His Original Form And Manners. The Isolation And Remoteness Of The Islands Have Made The Tribal Situation A Subject Of Challenge And Interest To Social Workers, Social Scientists And Anthropologists.The Objective Of The Book Is To Give Momentum To Slow And Steady Growth Of Tribal Welfare And Development In The Andaman And Nicobar Islands. It Contains Six Papers From Various Anthropologists. The Papers Based On Applied In Nature And Contents Directly Or Indirectly Are

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: pisa, canary, islands, spain, guidance, education, performers, successful, reformers, strong
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2012-07-12
ISBN-10: 9264174184
ISBN-13: 9789264174184

This book describes the Canary Islands, Spain school system and sheds light on PISA results for the Canary Islands. It includes analyses of the policy implications in the domains of system management and resource distribution, students and learning, teachers and teaching, and school leadership and inspections. The report also provides recommendations for raising quality and equity in learning outcomes.

Author: Margaret Legowski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, video, islands, marshall, destination
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 1992-06
ISBN-10: 0788147331
ISBN-13: 9780788147333

The activities in this video guide have been designed for a 3-5 day minimum on one of the nations of Oceania: the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Used in conjunction with the videotape, students can compare and contrast aspects of Marshallese and American culture, and relate the fundamental geographic themes of location, place, and movement to the history and culture of the Marshall Islands. Contents: teacher's guide; grades 3-5 with worksheets; grades 6-9 with worksheets; grades 10-12 with worksheets; resource list. Illustrated.

Author: Cynthia Clayton Ochterbeck
Publisher: Michelin Apa Publications
Keywords: islands, hawaiian, sees, michelin
Number of Pages: 199
Published: 2009-02-04
ISBN-10: 190626158X
ISBN-13: 9781906261580

A string of pearls in the Pacific Ocean, the Hawaiian Islands? dreamlike beaches, volcanoes, flora, and marine life fall nothing short of a natural paradise. Breath-taking natural beauty fuses with lively cosmopolitan towns to form an archipelago second to none. From aqua sports to spas, shops and culinary treats to Kokee State Park and the Honolulu Academy of Art, must sees Hawaiian Islands caters to all tastes and interests. Sights within must sees Hawaiian Islands are grouped according to Michelin?s time-honored star rating system, which for more than 100 years has guided travelers to the b

Author: Michael Brostek
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persons, enforcement, challenges, exist, attract, advantages, islands, business, tax, cayman
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 1437908497
ISBN-13: 9781437908497

The Cayman Islands is a major offshore financial center and the registered home of thousands of corporations and financial entities. Financial activity in the Cayman islands is measured in the trillions of dollars annually. One Cayman building -- Ugland House -- has been the subject of public attention as the listed address of thousands of companies. This report discusses: (1) the nature and extent of U.S. persons¿ involvement with Ugland House registered entities and the nature of such business; (2) the reasons why U.S. persons conduct business in the Cayman Islands; (3) information availabl
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