>> Tuesday, February 16, 2010
This is the island of Saipan. It is an island in the Western Pacific Ocean close to the island of Guam. It belongs to a chain of 15 tropical islands belonging to the Marianas archipelago with a total area of 115.39 km sq. The picture in the middle is called Birds Island and the cliff above is called Suicide Cliff where Japanese soldiers committed suicide after WWII. This is a great place to go scuba diving as you can see from the picture at the top. The population of this island is around 62,000.