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Three beatiful attols. Olimarao, Elato and Lamotrek

Olimarao

Olimarao Atoll is an uninhabited atoll in the State of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. It is located 5 kilometers northwest of Elato and 860 kilometers southeast of Yap island. Olimarao belongs administratively to Elato.
The atoll's surface is 11 km² and it is roughly 5 km long and 3 km wide. The lagoon has a surface of about 6 km² and two passages into it located in the southern fringes of the reef.

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Deep in Manchuria

Manchuria is a historical name given to a large geographic region in northeast Asia. Depending on the definition of its extent, Manchuria usually falls entirely within the People's Republic of China, or is sometimes divided between China and Russia. The region is commonly referred to as Northeast China . This region is the traditional homeland of the Xianbei, Khitan, and Jurchen peoples, who built several states historically. The region is also the home of the Manchus, after whom Manchuria is named.

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