Bodies of water and land forms
Big Bay, Bougainville Strait, Pacific Ocean, Detroit De Selwyn
MTS. Ambrym, Mount Tabwemasana, Mount Yasur, Mount Tukosmera, Mount Charat
Tropical Maritime, High humidity, variable rainfall, Cold (dry) seasons May - October Hot (wet/cyclone) season from November - April.
Plants and Animals
Vanuatu Petrel, Palm trees, Banana trees
Hardwood forest, Fish
Austranesian Languages first came to the islands some 4,000 to 6,000 years ago
English, French, Bislama- Nivanuatu people, 94% Vanuatu's population is indigenous Melanesian.
Arable land 1.64%, permanent crops 6.97%, other 91.39%
Education and Religion
Education is for almost all children except in a few tribal areas. Christianity, Islam.
Traditions, Customs, Food
The Nalawan (malekula is) and ROM (Ambry is) this tradition is when people dance around and have a great time. Some foods are Lap Lap and Coconut.
Current issues and Challenges
Most of the population does not have access to a reliable supply of potable water.