"An ancient 13th century religious complex, called Nan Madol, was built on the Pacific island of Pohnpei, using columnar basalt quarried from various locations on the island. The massive ruins remain to this day."

"An ancient 13th century religious complex, called Nan Madol, was built on the Pacific island of Pohnpei, using columnar basalt quarried from various locations on the island. The massive ruins remain to this day."

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The city of Nan Madol was built between 200 B.C. – 800 A.D., on a coral reef near Micronesia. It consisted of about 100 artificial islands made from huge basalt blocks and connected with viaducts. From the start, it dazzles us with a mix of the bizarre and grandeur. From the start it seems incongruous; 250 million tons of offshore basalt in the middle of nowhere.

The city of Nan Madol was built between 200 B.C. – 800 A.D., on a coral reef near Micronesia. It consisted of about 100 artificial islands made from huge basalt blocks and connected with viaducts. From the start, it dazzles us with a mix of the bizarre and grandeur. From the start it seems incongruous; 250 million tons of offshore basalt in the middle of nowhere.

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Nan Madol, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

Nan Madol, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

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Nan Madol Ponape, Micronesia, via Flickr.

Nan Madol Ponape, Micronesia, via Flickr.

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Nan Madol, Micronesia

Nan Madol, Micronesia

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NAN Madol Island town that is situated in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.- Google search.

NAN Madol Island town that is situated in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.- Google search.

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Ruins of Nan Madol, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (© Jack Fields/Corbis)

Ruins of Nan Madol, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (© Jack Fields/Corbis)

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Caroline Islands-A force of U.S. surface ships and submarines guarded possible exit routes from the island's anchorage to attack any Japanese ships that tried to escape from the airstrikes.  In total the attack sank three Japanese light cruisers (Agano, Katori, and Naka), four destroyers (Oite, Fumizuki, Maikaze, and Tachikaze), three auxiliary cruisers (Akagi Maru, Aikoku Maru, Kiyosumi Maru), two submarine tenders (Heian Maru, Rio de Janeiro Maru), three other smaller warships (including…

Caroline Islands-A force of U.S. surface ships and submarines guarded possible exit routes from the island's anchorage to attack any Japanese ships that tried to escape from the airstrikes. In total the attack sank three Japanese light cruisers (Agano, Katori, and Naka), four destroyers (Oite, Fumizuki, Maikaze, and Tachikaze), three auxiliary cruisers (Akagi Maru, Aikoku Maru, Kiyosumi Maru), two submarine tenders (Heian Maru, Rio de Janeiro Maru), three other smaller warships (including…

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PHOTO: Kosrae Nautilus Resort, located in Micronesia, is being raffled off on July 26.

PHOTO: Kosrae Nautilus Resort, located in Micronesia, is being raffled off on July 26.

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The amazing island of Pohnpei in Micronesia!

The amazing island of Pohnpei in Micronesia!

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