STATE AND TERRITORY MAPS - REISSUE
#51 - GUAM
Size: 3" x 5"
Area: 210 sq. mi
Scenes: U. S. Navy Coaling Station; Copra
Reverse - Text
an island in the Pacific Ocean, lies in a
direct line from San Francisco to the
southern part of the Philippines, and is
5,044 miles from San Francisco and 1,506
miles from Manila. The gross area is 210
square miles. The capital is Agana. Guam
came into the possession of the United
States in 1898. Arbuckles' Coffee comes
to you with all its precious coffee aroma
preserved in sealed packages.
is fertile and to a great extent covered
with timber lands. The inhabitants are
mostly immigrants or descendants of
immigrants. There are 18 schools and
about 90 per cent. of the natives can
read and write. The prevailing language
used as a naval and coaling station, the
commander of the station holding the
office of governor.
productions include tropical fruits,
cacao, rice, corn, tobacco and sugar
cane. Copra is the leading industry.
Droughts and typhoons often visit the
island and affect the yearly production,
of Guam is tropical.
in 1914, 12,517.
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