Remote Oceania

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Remote Oceania is the part of Oceania settled within the last 3,000 to 3,500 years, comprising Island Melanesia south and east of the Solomon Islands archipelago, plus the open Pacific: Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Palau, Micronesia, and Polynesia.[1] Compare Near Oceania.

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  1. ^ Steadman, 2006. Extinction & biogeography of tropical Pacific birds