Territory is a geographical area subject to the sovereignty, control, or jurisdiction of a state or other entity.
5 - 8
Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies
Guam Satellite Image
Guam is an example of an occupied territory. The United States government occupies the South Pacific island. The distance between Guam and the nearest U.S. state, Hawai'i, is more than 6,000 kilometers (3,728.23 miles).
Image created by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using U.S. NASA Earth Observatory (EO)-1 data courtesy of the NASA EO-1 team and the United States Geological Survey
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May 20, 2022
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