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
Bikar Pikaar 12°15' 170°06' 6 0.49 30 37.40 26 1.32 19

Alternative names

The following alternative names have been used on European charts
logbooks and the accounts of visitors:
Dawson (Gilbert 1788)
Farnham (US whaler 1832)

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

Varsity I -- Bikati Island

Environmental Data

View a 1881 map of Bikar Atoll

Map of Bikar Atoll (1897)

Historic Data

List of the Foreign property holdings during the German Colonial Period

Historic Demographic Information for the Marshall Islands--Bikar Atoll

Chronological listing of ships visiting the Marshall Islands until 1885 --Bikar 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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