The citizens of which country are able to take possession of an island under the Guano Islands Act law?

Chile
Mexico
U.S.
Peru
The Guano Islands Act is a United States federal law passed by the U.S. Congress that enables citizens of the United States to take possession of unclaimed islands containing guano deposits. The islands can be located anywhere, so long as they are not occupied and not within the jurisdiction of another government.
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Chile
Mexico
U.S.
Peru
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flagRepublic of Ireland
18%
0%
77%
4%
22
flagAustralia
19%
0%
76%
3%
26
flagGreece
23%
17%
47%
11%
17
flagSwitzerland
23%
15%
46%
15%
13
flagGermany
21%
18%
45%
13%
161
flagthe United States
28%
16%
45%
8%
59
flagAustria
20%
8%
45%
25%
24
flagPoland
27%
18%
42%
11%
2380
flagthe United Kingdom
26%
26%
38%
8%
68
flagItaly
16%
33%
33%
16%
12