Kiritimati Island (Christmas Island), Kiribati Islands, Pacific Ocean | Is the largest coral atoll in the world. The Kiribati Line Islands are the world’s farthest forward time zone, welcoming a new day 14 hours before Greenwich Mean Time.

Kiritimati Island (Christmas Island), Kiribati Islands, Pacific Ocean | Is the largest coral atoll in the world. The Kiribati Line Islands are the world’s farthest forward time zone, welcoming a new day 14 hours before Greenwich Mean Time.

Kiribati Islands. Never knew this island chain existed as a country.

Kiribati Islands. Never knew this island chain existed as a country.

Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, in the Kiribati Line Islands is the largest coral atoll in the world. It is larger than the Mediterranean island of Malta. The Kiribati Line Islands are the world’s farthest forward time zone, welcoming a new day 14 hours before Greenwich Mean Time.

Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, in the Kiribati Line Islands is the largest coral atoll in the world. It is larger than the Mediterranean island of Malta. The Kiribati Line Islands are the world’s farthest forward time zone, welcoming a new day 14 hours before Greenwich Mean Time.

Kiribati leaders are currently trying to purchase 6,000 acres of land on Fiji’s main island so they could move their entire permanent population of just over 100,000 onto the land in Fiji if necessary.

Kiribati Island Nation Considers Moving Entire Population to Fiji to Escape Climate Change

Kiribati leaders are currently trying to purchase 6,000 acres of land on Fiji’s main island so they could move their entire permanent population of just over 100,000 onto the land in Fiji if necessary.

Kirbati;heavy pollution in lagoon of south Tarawa atoll due to heavy migration mixed with traditional practices such as lagoon latrines and open-pit dumping; ground water at risk.

Kirbati;heavy pollution in lagoon of south Tarawa atoll due to heavy migration mixed with traditional practices such as lagoon latrines and open-pit dumping; ground water at risk.

Kiribati, a small island nation in Oceania, is literally in the middle of nowhere. It is hard to reach for a common traveller, which, maybe, is a good thing because the place has retained its peacefulness and tranquility. Kiribati has also got some of the world’s most upscale fishing destinations.

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Kiribati, a small island nation in Oceania, is literally in the middle of nowhere. It is hard to reach for a common traveller, which, maybe, is a good thing because the place has retained its peacefulness and tranquility. Kiribati has also got some of the world’s most upscale fishing destinations.

Christmas Island, Kiribati, Micronesia ©Douglas Peeples 5 hr flight from Honolulu. Remote, rustic, great fishing

Christmas Island, Kiribati, Micronesia ©Douglas Peeples 5 hr flight from Honolulu. Remote, rustic, great fishing

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An outrigger skims the crystal-clear waters around the Republic of Kiribati's island of Tabiteuea [Photo by George Steinmetz, Corbis]

An outrigger skims the crystal-clear waters around the Republic of Kiribati's island of Tabiteuea [Photo by George Steinmetz, Corbis]

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