The Northern Line Islands await Sea Dragon

Aug 16 2012

Island 1 of 10: PALMYRA. Population: 12. Shark population: 85% of the biomass of the underwater world

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Island 2 of 10: TERAINA. Population: 1,400. Constant breaking waves on all sides, landing will be interesting – no wonder they are so isolated.

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Island 3 of 10: TABUAERAN. Population: 2500. Communication with the outside world: zilch. Perfect turquoise lagoon.

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Island 4 of 10: KIRITIMATI. Population: 12,000. Main export: ornamental/pet tropical fish.

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Island 5 of 10: JARVIS. Human Population: 0. Everything else population: millions. Couldn’t choose a photo – sharks, dolphins, fluorescent corals, whale sharks… EPIC!

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Island 6 of 10: HOWLAND. Population: 0. Sharks: heaps! Next nearest person: 900 miles.

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Island 7 of 10: BAKER. Population: 0. Land area: 0.63 sq miles. Next nearest person: 900 miles.

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Island 8 of 10: MAIANA. Population: 1,700. That’s about all the info found – we’ll have to wait and see!

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Island 9 of 10: TARAWA. Population: 40,000+. Population Density: Exceeds that of Hong Kong. Highest ground: knee-height.

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