The Tragic Life Of Juana Maria, The Lone Woman Of San Nicolas Island by Setareh Janda Anyone who grew up reading Scott O'Dell's classic Island of the Blue Dolphins was probably captivated by the main character. She is a young woman who lives on an island in the Pacific Ocean totally alone. Her entire tribe has left the island, while she remains behind. Many people may...

The Tragic Life Of Juana Maria, The Lone Woman Of San Nicolas Island

The Tragic Life Of Juana Maria, The Lone Woman Of San Nicolas Island by Setareh Janda Anyone who grew up reading Scott O'Dell's classic Island of the Blue Dolphins was probably captivated by the main character. She is a young woman who lives on an island in the Pacific Ocean totally alone. Her entire tribe has left the island, while she remains behind. Many people may...

The Battle of Leyte Gulf was one of the largest naval battles in history. It was fought in the Pacific during World War II in the seas surrounding the Philippine island of Leyte from October 24-25,1944 between the Allies and Japan. It was an attempt by the Japanese to repel or destroy the Allied forces stationed on Leyte after the preceding Allied invasion in the Battle of Leyte. Instead, the Allied navies inflicted a major defeat on the outnumbered Japanese.

The Battle of Leyte Gulf was one of the largest naval battles in history. It was fought in the Pacific during World War II in the seas surrounding the Philippine island of Leyte from October 24-25,1944 between the Allies and Japan. It was an attempt by the Japanese to repel or destroy the Allied forces stationed on Leyte after the preceding Allied invasion in the Battle of Leyte. Instead, the Allied navies inflicted a major defeat on the outnumbered Japanese.

Much of their history was unknown until Obed Marsh, a ship captain from Innsmouth, had brought them to his home town from the Polynesian islands in the Pacific Ocean. He entered into a pact with them and offered human sacrifices in exchange for fish and gold. The Deep Ones soon built their city Y'ha-nthlei on the ruins of the prison for Flying Polyps. When Marsh was arrested in 1846, the Deep Ones came to aid their ally, killing most of the town's citizens that day. Those who survived were…

Much of their history was unknown until Obed Marsh, a ship captain from Innsmouth, had brought them to his home town from the Polynesian islands in the Pacific Ocean. He entered into a pact with them and offered human sacrifices in exchange for fish and gold. The Deep Ones soon built their city Y'ha-nthlei on the ruins of the prison for Flying Polyps. When Marsh was arrested in 1846, the Deep Ones came to aid their ally, killing most of the town's citizens that day. Those who survived were…

What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?                                                        A swirling sea of plastic bags, bottles and other debris is growing in the North Pacific, and now another one has been found in the Atlantic. But how did they get there? And is there anything we can do to clean them up?

What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?

What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch? A swirling sea of plastic bags, bottles and other debris is growing in the North Pacific, and now another one has been found in the Atlantic. But how did they get there? And is there anything we can do to clean them up?

Von Karman vortices over the Juan Fernandez Islands in the Pacific Ocean. | The 23 Most Breathtaking Science Photos Of 2013

The 23 Most Breathtaking Science Photos Of 2013

Von Karman vortices over the Juan Fernandez Islands in the Pacific Ocean. | The 23 Most Breathtaking Science Photos Of 2013

Morley Safer visits Enewetak, a chain of 40 islands in the Pacific used by the U.S. to test nuclear weapons in the 1940s and 50s. Three decades later,  the cleanup continues -- and displaced inhabitants are fighting for their right to return.

Morley Safer visits Enewetak, a chain of 40 islands in the Pacific used by the U.S. to test nuclear weapons in the 1940s and 50s. Three decades later, the cleanup continues -- and displaced inhabitants are fighting for their right to return.

There’s An Island In The Pacific Ocean That Is Literally Crawling With Bunnies

There's An Island In The Pacific Ocean That Is Literally Crawling With Bunnies

There’s An Island In The Pacific Ocean That Is Literally Crawling With Bunnies

Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman and Brie Larson star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King.  A diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers unites to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. The team ventures into the birthpace of the mighty Kong, awaking the ultimate war between monster and man. As their mission of discovery becomes one of survival, they must fight…

Kong: Skull Island

Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman and Brie Larson star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King. A diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers unites to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. The team ventures into the birthpace of the mighty Kong, awaking the ultimate war between monster and man. As their mission of discovery becomes one of survival, they must fight…

Fish Meal On Tuvalu, Island In The Pacific Stock Photo, Royalty Free Image: 39855592 - Alamy

Fish Meal On Tuvalu, Island In The Pacific Stock Photo, Royalty Free Image: 39855592 - Alamy

Hilton Nui Resort - Nestled on a white beach and blue lagoon, this Bora Bora Hotel & Spa a is an idyllic honeymoon retreat. Located on the French Polynesia group of islands in the Pacific Ocean.

Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa

Hilton Nui Resort - Nestled on a white beach and blue lagoon, this Bora Bora Hotel & Spa a is an idyllic honeymoon retreat. Located on the French Polynesia group of islands in the Pacific Ocean.

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