The island's length has been extended artificially by the Glass Breakwater, named for Captain Henry Glass, who captured Guam for the United States in 1898 during the Spanish–American War. A road extends to the breakwater, though this is sometimes closed for security reasons during visits by ships.
- Bendure, G. & Friary, N. (1988) Micronesia: A Travel Survival Kit. South Yarra, VIC: Lonely Planet.
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