As naval bases
The word "insular" derives from the Latin "insula" meaning island. Some countries are literally islands, such as Great Britain, Madagascar, Cuba, Iceland, and many others. There are also countries which are only insular in a metaphorical sense, of being culturally isolated. North Korea is the best example of that.
England has a land border with Scotland and is therefore the country closest to Scotland. The closest foreign countries are Ireland, Norway and the Faroe Islands.
There are over a hundred islands but not all are inhabited
There are many islands around the coast of Scotland, far too many to list. Some well known groups of islands around Scotland are the Orkney Islands, the Outer Hebrides and the Shetland Islands.
As strategic locations for war As naval bases As refueling stations
Micronesia was typically a mid-ocean replenishing source for sailing ships. During the 20th Century, the islands were waypoints for seaborne and airborne transport, both in peacetime and wartime. As naval bases.
As naval bases
Micronesia is a region of the Pacific Ocean that contains thousands of islands. Countries located here include the Marshall Islands, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Republic of Kiribati and the Federated States of Micronesia.
They have been used as replenishing waypoints in ocean trade, and during war as strategic bases.
Micronesia Islands are located in western Pacific Ocean.
Micronesia is not ONE island, but thousands of islands, stretching from East Asia almost all the way across the Pacific until Hawaii. Several independent countries and depending islands belong to Micronesia
it is made up of small islands and countries
The low islands of Micronesia were formed by coral.
Micronesia and Melanesia are regions in the Pacific Ocean. Micronesia is the region of small islands. Melanesia refers to black islands.
Some of the islands that are part of the Micronesia part is Chukk, Ponpei, and Yap