Palmerston Island is the name of a coralatoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean about 500 km northwest of Rarotonga. It was discovered by James Cook on June 16, 1774. Orders see Anthozoa Corals are gastrovascular marine cnidarians (phylum Cnidaria; class Anthozoa) existing as small sea anemone-like polyps, typically forming colonies of many individuals. ... Fanning Atoll (Tabuaeran) is a typical, small to moderate-sized atoll located in the central Pacific Ocean. ... Rarotonga Island from space, September 1994 A picture taken in Rarotonga. ... Jump to: navigation, search James Cook, portrait by Nathaniel Dance, c. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1774 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...
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