Dive Travel - Truk Lagoon

Dive Travel - Truk Lagoon

Downloadable Video - 2011
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Welcome to Chuuk located in the Pacific Ocean in Micronesia about halfway between Honolulu and Manila Philippines. Better known by its wartime name Truk, the lagoon is world renowned for its wreck diving. Chuuk is one of four island states that make up the Federated States of Micronesia which consist of some 600 tiny islands and atolls that stretch almost the entire width of Micronesia, 1,800 miles across the Pacific Ocean. Divers come from all over the world, flying into the Chuuk International Airport to arrive at this wreck diving location that s on the wish list of most wreck divers today. Here you can experience first hand the underwater museum, graveyard and the many tombs which have been softened by time and nature into beautiful living reefs. In February of 1944, this island was part of Operation Hailstone in which the Unites States took its revenge on Japan for the Pearl Harbor bombardment by bombing the Japanese fleet anchored inside the Truk Lagoon
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2011
[United States] : Education 2000 Incorporated, 2011
Branch Call Number: Movie/TV Download
Characteristics: data file
digital
1 online resource (1 video file (circa 62 min.)) : sound, color
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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