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Beach in the region of Gagil on Yap, one of thousand islands of Micronesia

The population of Yap State is about 10.000, Portuguese then Spanish explorers in the early 15th century were the first foreigners. Yap is probably most famous for its circular stone money which was quarried in Palau and transported to Yap (about 450 km) to be used for a range of social and political transactions.

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Additional Photos by Achim Fried (John_F_Kennedy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5088 W: 56 N: 10116] (41980)
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