Atoll Information

Marshall Islands Atoll Information

Wotho Atoll

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
Wotho W˜tto 10°05' 165°50' 13 4.33 17 94.92 21 4.56 5

Map of Wotho 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:
Kabhaia (Schantz 1835)
Scantz (mispelling)
Schan(t)z (Schantz 1835)
Shanz (mispelling)

Public Health


Environmental Data

View a 1881 map of Wotho Atoll

Map of Wotho Atoll (1897)

Historic data

Historic Demographic Information for the Marshall Islands--Wotho Atoll

Chronological listing of ships visiting the Marshall Islands until 1885 --Wotho 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.

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