Marshall Islands Atoll Information

Enewetak Atoll


Atoll Information

Atoll (name) Location Number
of
Islets
Land area (km2) Lagoon area (km2) Ratio land to lagoon area (km2)
English Marshallese North East area rank area rank ratio rank
Enewetak łnewetak 11°30' 162°20' 40 5.85 13 1,004.89 3 0.58 29

Map of Enewetak 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:
Arthur (islet)
Brown Group
Brown's Range (Butler 1794)
Eniwetok
Enywetok
Parry (islet)

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

List of Navy Codenames
 

Environmental Data

Map of Enewetok Atoll (1897)
Map of Enewetok Atoll (1898)
 

Historic Data

Historic Demographic Information for the Marshall Islands--Enewetak Atoll

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

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

Building the Navy's Bases in World War II, Enewetok Naval Base
by US Navy. Bureau of Yards and Docks. (1947)
 

Photos

Modern Marshallese Canoes. The Enewetak Walap of 1992
 

Bibliographies

Bibliography




Bibliographic citation for this document

Spennemann, Dirk HR (1998-05). Atoll Information.
URL: http:/marshall.csu.edu.au/Marshalls/html/atolls/enewetak.html

CONTACT:
Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.
e-mail: dspennemann@csu.edu.au


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