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
Aur Aur 8°12' 171°06' 42 5.62 15 239.78 14 2.34 14

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

Ship List


Alternative names

The following alternative names have been used on European charts
logbooks and the accounts of visitors:
Ibbetson's Island (Gilbert 1788)
Traversey I. (Kotzebue 1816)

Environmental Data

Map of Aur Atoll (1897)

Historic Data

List of the Foreign property holdings during the German Colonial Period

Historic Demographic Information for the Marshall Islands--Aur Atoll

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

Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces in operations against and from the Marshall Islands--Events regarding Aur Atoll




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.

© Dirk H.R. Spennemann 1999
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