Marshall Islands Atoll Information


Atoll Information

Atoll (name) Location Number
Land area (km2) Lagoon area (km2) Ratio land to lagoon area (km2)
English Marshallese North East area rank area rank ratio rank
Arno Arno 7°10' 171°40' 83 12.95 4 338.69 12 3.82 8

Map of Arno Atoll (Source: Office of Planning and Statistics 1989


Alternative names

The following alternative names have been used on European charts
logbooks and the accounts of visitors:
Daniel I.
Daniel- and Pedders Islands (Gilbert 1788)
High (islet)
Pedders I.
Peddlar (mispelling)

US. Navy Codenames used during WWII and during the nuclear testing period

Lobworn -- Arno Atoll
Losworm -- Arno Atoll
Separate -- Arno Atoll

Public Health

Epidemics recorded for Arno (1887-1943)

Atolls known to
YearDiseasehave been affectedCasualtiesSource
<1887Influenzasouthern atollsmany deathsHermsheim 1887:302
1895InfluenzaArnoAnonymous 1897
1904Influenzasouthern atollsmany deathsErdland 1914:17

Environmental Data

Map of Arno Atoll (1897)

Historic Data

List of the Foreign property holdings during the German Colonial Period

Historic Demographic Information for the Marshall Islands--Arno Atoll

Chronological listing of ships visiting the Marshall Islands until 1885 --Arno Atoll

Historic Copra Production by Atoll --Arno Atoll

Brig Vision at Arno Atoll 1876

Wreckage of a Consolidated B-24D "Liberator" off Jab'u, Arno Atoll

by Dirk H.R. Spennemann






Bibliographic citation for this document

Spennemann, Dirk HR (1998-05). Atoll Information.
URL: http:/

Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.

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