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View of the Earth centred directly above Guam.

Guam is a 543-square-kilometre island in the Pacific Ocean. It is currently an unincorporated territory of the United States. The USA seized it from the Spain during the Spanish American War.

It is a major forward deployment base for U.S. military forces, including heavy bombers normally based in the U.S. and prepositioning ships for U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force use. The major installation is Anderson Air Force base.