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Tsis is a municipality of Chuuk, in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Tsis Island is locate near the center of Truk Lagoon in Chuuk State (Truk) in the Federated States of Micronesia. Also known as Siis Island. The island has a hill on the southern portion with an elevation of 248'. To the north is Fefan Island, to the east is Uman Island, to the south is Aualap Pass South Pass (South Passage) and Faleu Island. To the northwest is Tarik Island and Param Island.
On the highest elevation of Tsis Island, the Imperial Japanese Army emplaced a single 75mm Type 41 Mountain Gun in an open emplacement. This gun was angled to the east to provide artillery support to gun positions on Fefan Island. Tarik Island beaches were mined with ninety-two Army small model land mines to prevent landings. Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War.
The Federated States of Micronesia, or simply Micronesia, is an island country in Oceania. It consists of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread across the western Pacific. Together, the states comprise around 607 islands that cover a longitudinal distance of almost 2,700 km (1,678 mi) just north of the equator. They lie northeast of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, south of Guam and the Marianas, west of Nauru and the Marshall Islands, east of Palau and the Philippines, about 2,900 km (1,802 mi) north of eastern Australia, 3,400 km (2,133 mi) southeast of Japan, and some 4,000 km (2,485 mi) southwest of the main islands of the Hawaiian Islands.
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