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- Pacific Ocean : the largest single mass of water in the world, lying between Asia and Australia on its west, and North America and South America on its east.
- Oceania : A major geographical region of the planet Earth, mostly in the southern hemisphere, consisting of Australasia (the Australian continent and New Zealand), Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia.
- Federated States of Micronesia : Republic under a Compact of Free Association with the US, formerly a UN Trust Territory under US administration; generally equivalent to the Caroline Islands group in the Northern Pacific, south of the Marshall Islands; containsthe Yap and Chuuk (formerly Truk) groups
- Kiribati : Republic spanning a group of thirty-six islands and minor atolls in the Pacific Ocean.
- Marshall Islands : Formerly a U.S. trust territory, site of major Japanese bases in WWII, and then used for U.S. nuclear testing after the war; now a semi-independent facility with local government but the U.S. in control of foreign policy; the U.S. operates large ballistic missile defense test ranges
- Palau : Independent republic in the Pacific Ocean, an archipelago consisting of more than 350 islets.
- Nauru : Republic in the Pacific Ocean, 300 kilometres west of Banaba Island in Kiribati, within Micronesia.
- Northern Mariana Islands : A U.S. commonwealth in the Western Pacific, which includes the major WWII bases of Saipan and Tinian.
- Guam : Civilian-governed U.S. territory in the geographic Mariana Islands of Micronesia but not part of the political Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; major U.S. military base, including a prepositioning ship squadron and Anderson Air Force Base for bomber aircraft and air refueling tankers, growing with the transfer of forces from Okinawa.
- Wake Island : An atoll in the Pacific Ocean, under U.S. jurisdiction, with no native population; it was the site of a base in the Second World War and has been used as a refueling and emergency airfield, as well as a support facility for missile testing