from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A group of volcanic islands of the southwest Pacific Ocean in the Bismarck Archipelago. Inhabited for around 40,000 years, the islands are now part of Papua New Guinea.
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- noun a group of islands in the Bismarck Archipelago
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The predatory brown tree snake was introduced to Guam in cargo from the Admiralty Islands.
Invasive species 2009
We defined the Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests as a distinct ecoregion, following Stattersfield et al. MacKinnon combined these three ecoregions into a single subunit.
Besides the flying foxes, the admiralty cuscus (Spilocuscus kraemeri) is the only endemic cuscus in the hotspot, being confined to the Admiralty Islands.
The Admiralty Islands are located just north of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the southwest Pacific Ocean and are often grouped together with New Britain and New Ireland to make up the Bismarck Archipelago.
Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests - Encyclopedia of Earth
The temperature of the Admiralty Islands varies little throughout the year, reaching daily highs of 30-32° Celsius and 20-24°C at night.
The Admiralty Islands contain several species with limited distribution, including five mammals species, two of which are found only in this ecoregion (Table 1).
The Admiralty Islands form the political unit of Manus Province, PNG.
The vegetation of the Admiralty Islands is broadly described as lowland tropical rain forest.
On March 1 American troops landed on the Admiralty Islands, and new landings were achieved in New Guinea (April 24) at Hollandia and Aitape.
1944, Feb. 2 2001
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