voedinyzhdy connects a group of small islands in the Pacific, in the western Pacific Ocean (of about 1500 islands). Population more than 250 thousand people, the indigenous population are Micronesian. Much of the island is a coral atolls, others are of volcanic origin. On the Mariana Islands have active volcanoes. In the area of the Caroline Islands often appear tropical cyclones, which are accompanied by hurricane force winds. The natural vegetation on volcanic islands — a tropical evergreen forest, savanna less often. Vegetation on the coral islands is poor. The animals more vserasprostraneny rats, bats, crocodiles, snakes, various species of lizards.