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    Rota Island (Luta) Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) USA
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Rota Island is located the southernmost island in the Southern Islands Municipality in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) in the United States of America (USA). Also known as Luta in Chamorro.

Today
Relatively undeveloped and offers a chance to experience the natural beauty of the Marianas. The dense jungle, prolific wildlife and solitary stretches of white sand beaches remain largely undisturbed. Lush, living reefs with hundreds of species of tropical fish, coral, sponges and crustaceans can be seen in crystal clear waters.

American missions against Rota
May 21, 1944 - July 26, 1945

Rota Airfield (Sinapalo Airfield, Benjamin Taisacan Manglona Airport)
Japanese wartime airifled still in use today as Rota International Airport or Rota Airport

Shouin Maru
Sunk off Rota

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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