How to Find Guam on a Map

Guam is the largest island in Micronesia. It is easy to find on a map.

Steps

Finding it Using a String and Pins =

  1. Find Houston, Texas on the map and place one end of your string there.
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  2. Find Honolulu, Hawaii on the map.
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  3. Using a straight line, mark the distance between these two places.
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  4. Placing one end of the edge on Honolulu, Hawaii, measure out the same distance in a west-southwesterly direction to find Guam.
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Finding it With Your Eyes

  1. Locate Australia and Asia on the map
  2. Locate Japan and the very height of Australia on the map.
  3. The straight up from the Northernmost point of Australia until you come across a small island.

Tips

  • Taking one-half the same distance measured, Guam is due south of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Type "Guam" into the Google Earth search tool.

Things You'll Need

  • A map of the world
  • A short piece of string or a straight edge

Article Info

Categories: Geography