Marshall Islands Atoll Information

Bokak (Taongi) Atoll

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
Bokak Taongi 14°32' 169°00' 11 3.24 18 78.04 23 4.15 7

Alternative names

The following alternative names have been used on European charts
logbooks and the accounts of visitors:
Gaspar Rico
Islas de Galperico (Lheremite 1625)
Petrel I.
San Bartholome (Salazar 1526)
St.Batholome (Salazar 1526)
Sybilla I. (Johnstone 1807)

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

Drawbridge -- Taongi Atoll

Environmental Data

View a 1881 map of Bokak Atoll

Map of Bokak Atoll (1897)

Historic Data

List of the Foreign property holdings during the German Colonial Period

Historic Demographic Information for the Marshall Islands--Bokak Atoll

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