Mining Phosphate on Nauru. Phosphate spreads in the ocean, during a "spit", to check the cantilever mechanism before the ship arrives. On the cantilever that loads Phosphate onto the ship...Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru is an island nation in Micronesia in the South Pacific. Nauru was declared independent in 1968 and it is the world's smallest independent republic, covering just 21 square kilometers..Nauru is a phosphate rock island and its economy depends almost...
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