Divers who have explored the world&s finest dive sites invariably include Palau among the best. The 343-island Micronesian archipelago is one of richest marine ecosystems in the world. Sites such as Blue Holes and Blue Corner, Peleliu Tip, Ngemelis Dropoff and Jellyfish Lake are legendary. WWII Japanese shipwrecks are also a top draw. Additionally, Palau&s distinctive mushroom-shaped islands are home to abundant wildlife and a thriving native culture. Adventurers both above and below the waters will appreciate the full range of coverage in this revamped and expanded edition, along with easy-to-read maps and lavish full-color photos.