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Transportation - note

This page shows the value of the Transportation - note information field for all countries in the Country Guide.

Notes on this field are available at the Information Field Notes page.

Arctic Ocean

sparse network of air, ocean, river, and land routes; the Northwest Passage (North America) and Northern Sea Route (Eurasia) are important seasonal waterways

Atlantic Ocean

Kiel Canal and Saint Lawrence Seaway are two important waterways

Baker Island

there is a day beacon near the middle of the west coast

Georgia

transportation network is in poor condition and disrupted by ethnic conflict, criminal activities, and fuel shortages; network lacks maintenance and repair

Howland Island

Earhart Light is a day beacon near the middle of the west coast that was partially destroyed during World War II, but has since been rebuilt; named in memory of famed aviatrix Amelia EARHART

Jarvis Island

there is a day beacon near the middle of the west coast

Southern Ocean

Drake Passage offers alternative to transit through the Panama Canal

Wake Island

formerly an important commercial aviation base, now occasionally used by US military, some commercial cargo planes, and for emergency landings
 

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