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On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, Kristian Jensen wrote:

> The name 'Boreanesia', pseudo-Greek for 'Northern Islands', became
> problematic when the islands were moved from the Northern Hemisphere
> to the Southern Hemisphere. But I have grown so attached to the name I
> simply had to find an excuse to keep it. Then I considered that
> perhaps it could be geographically a part of Australia, and being the
> northern islands of Australia, they are 'Boreanesia'. Boreanesia would
> therefore be geographically a part of Oceania, hence, a possible
> member of the Pacific Conlang League. What do you guys think?

It sounds fine to me!  Is there any reason why you chose the new western
location, rather than someplace *near* the Marianas?  (My knowledge of
geology is not so good...)

Kenji