Marshall Islands Atoll Information

Mejit Island


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
Mejit Mjej 10°17' 170°52' 1 1.86 22 - 30 100.00 30

Map of Mejit 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:
Medschid
Mesid
Metidj
Miadi
Neujahrsinsel (Kotzebue 1817)
New Year's I. (Kotzebue 1817)
 

Public Health

 

Environmental Data

 

Traditions

How a large pool was formed on Mejit

 

Historic Data

List of the Foreign property holdings during the German Colonial Period

Historic Demographic Information for the Marshall Islands--Mejit Island

Chronological listing of ships visiting the Marshall Islands until 1885 --Mejit Island

Historic Copra Production by Atoll --Mejit Island and northern Ratak

 

Photos





Bibliographic citation for this document

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