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Hawaii/Pacific Islands
In August 1898 the United States annexed what is now the state of Hawaii. The Hawaiian islands are known for their pleasant weather and spectacular scenery. They are among the thousands of islands scattered across the southern Pacific Ocean in a region known as Oceania. The links below highlight Britannica’s coverage of some of the features of the area as well as some of the other island groups in the vast region.

Hawaii/Pacific Islands
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Investigating Earth’s Desert, Grassland, and Rainforest Biomes

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