Jonathan Ingram

Jonathan Ingram
Jonathan Ingram is a Kiribati Kiribati (), officially the Republic of Kiribati (: '' ibaberikiKiribati''),Kiribati
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-born British inventor, businessman and author. He is particularly associated with development of early
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Banaba Island, Kiribati
BanabaThe correct spelling and etymology in Gilbertese should be ''Bwanaba'' but the Constitution of Kiribati writes Banaba. Because of the spelling in English or French, the name was very often written Paanapa or Paanopa, as it was in 1901 Act. (; also Ocean Island) is an island of Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean. A solitary Raised coral atoll, raised coral island west of the Gilbert Island, Gilbert Island chain, it is the westernmost point of Kiribati, lying east of Nauru, which is also its nearest neighbor. It has an area of 6.0 km2, and the highest point on the island is also the highest point in Kiribati, at 81 metres (266 ft) high. Along with Nauru and Makatea (French Polynesia), it is one of the important elevated phosphate-rich islands of the Pacific Ocean, Pacific. History According to ''Te Rii ni Banaba—The Backbone of Banaba'' by Raobeia Ken Sigrah, Banaban oral history supports the claim that the people of the Te Aka clan, which originated in Melanesia ...
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