Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Asuncion

One of the islands being proposed as part of the Mariana Trench Park is Asuncion. At 313 miles away, it is the closest of the three islands to Saipan. There is an active volcano in the center of the island, making living there dangerous. Here are some pretty pictures:

Asuncion

4 comments:

--=JiGiToL=-- said...

Wow those pics are unreal man... Did you get to visit Asuncion? I think I would want to head up to Pagan and check it out too...

Dave said...

Great blog - I learn something new here all the time.

Not to be confused with Ascension Island in the South Atlantic or the capital city of Paraguay.

While I was clearing up my own (initial) confusion, I found this fascinating website ...

http://www.oceandots.com/

Gary A said...

Are they part of the CNMI?

Gary
Everything-Everywhere.com

The Saipan Blogger アンジェロ・ビラゴメズ said...

Asuncion is the third island from the top.