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A walking tour of Utrik Atoll
A walking tour of Utrik Atoll
Published: 2012/09/18
Channel: Beth Kopay
Marshall Islands - Glimpses of Utrik Atoll
Marshall Islands - Glimpses of Utrik Atoll
Published: 2011/08/14
Channel: Tropical Sailing Life
2007 Open House Majuro- Utirik La-Jobo part1 (12/14)
2007 Open House Majuro- Utirik La-Jobo part1 (12/14)
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
Utrik Atoll Solar-Wind-Water Installation
Utrik Atoll Solar-Wind-Water Installation
Published: 2011/04/26
Channel: jtvpwr
03 15 2017  Deacon Board (KAUCC) Muri jouj UTRIK & AILUK
03 15 2017 Deacon Board (KAUCC) Muri jouj UTRIK & AILUK
Published: 2017/03/24
Channel: Abimelek Danny
Utirik; Utrik= MH
Utirik; Utrik= MH
Published: 2016/02/02
Channel: www.oceanstrada1972.de
2007 Open House Majuro- Utirik La Jobo. part 2 (13/14)
2007 Open House Majuro- Utirik La Jobo. part 2 (13/14)
Published: 2010/07/05
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Laddik in bekrak(Utrik kakitoto)
Laddik in bekrak(Utrik kakitoto)
Published: 2014/08/06
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2007 Open House Majuro- Jurbok in Metej. 10/14
2007 Open House Majuro- Jurbok in Metej. 10/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
Marshall Islands 1870
Marshall Islands 1870's
Published: 2010/07/07
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Marshall Islands - Glimpses of Taka Atoll - part 2
Marshall Islands - Glimpses of Taka Atoll - part 2
Published: 2011/08/15
Channel: Tropical Sailing Life
ΗΜΙΣΕΙΑ ΖΩΗ (HALF LIFE) (1985) [Ελληνικοί υπότιτλοι]
ΗΜΙΣΕΙΑ ΖΩΗ (HALF LIFE) (1985) [Ελληνικοί υπότιτλοι]
Published: 2015/08/05
Channel: Christos5120
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 4. 8/14
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 4. 8/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
12 26 2015 Kwaj len C mas c11
12 26 2015 Kwaj len C mas c11
Published: 2015/12/27
Channel: Abimelek Danny
Marshall Islands 1857.
Marshall Islands 1857.
Published: 2010/07/07
Channel: alka7777
Mej ne raan kein
Mej ne raan kein
Published: 2016/04/11
Channel: Nakajoni Laplaint
Namorik=MH
Namorik=MH
Published: 2016/02/02
Channel: www.oceanstrada1972.de
Hydrogen bomb in the Pacific (Castle Bravo 1954)
Hydrogen bomb in the Pacific (Castle Bravo 1954)
Published: 2016/05/17
Channel: The Centralnuclear
2007 Open House Majuro-AWA ZERO 14/14
2007 Open House Majuro-AWA ZERO 14/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
Abemama wind turbine slideshow
Abemama wind turbine slideshow
Published: 2014/05/25
Channel: jtvpwr
H-Bomb Tests: "Operation Castle Commander
H-Bomb Tests: "Operation Castle Commander's Report" 1954 AEC-DOD; Bikini & Enewetak Atolls
Published: 2016/12/15
Channel: Jeff Quitney
Castle Bravo Nuclear Test
Castle Bravo Nuclear Test
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: The Centralnuclear
Castle Bravo Feb 28 1954
Castle Bravo Feb 28 1954
Published: 2015/05/21
Channel: Oliver Walker
H-Bomb Tests: Operation Castle pt1-2 1954 Department of Defense Bikini & Eniwetok
H-Bomb Tests: Operation Castle pt1-2 1954 Department of Defense Bikini & Eniwetok
Published: 2011/11/06
Channel: Jeff Quitney
H-Bomb Tests: Operation Castle pt2-2 1954 Department of Defense Bikini & Eniwetok
H-Bomb Tests: Operation Castle pt2-2 1954 Department of Defense Bikini & Eniwetok
Published: 2011/11/06
Channel: Jeff Quitney
H-Bomb Effects: "Operation Castle Military Effects Studies" 1954 AF Special Weapons Project
H-Bomb Effects: "Operation Castle Military Effects Studies" 1954 AF Special Weapons Project
Published: 2016/12/22
Channel: Jeff Quitney
Wake Island
Wake Island
Published: 2016/08/08
Channel: WikiWikiup
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 1 5/14
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 1 5/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
The Unbeatable Warrior Stick Dance from the Marshall Islands for 350.org
The Unbeatable Warrior Stick Dance from the Marshall Islands for 350.org
Published: 2013/03/04
Channel: bikinijack2
solar power & freezers unloading with community in marshall islands
solar power & freezers unloading with community in marshall islands
Published: 2010/12/25
Channel: islandeco
FATE OF THE EARTH/ ABC NEWS clip, U.S. NUCLEAR BOMB ON MARSHALL ISLANDS
FATE OF THE EARTH/ ABC NEWS clip, U.S. NUCLEAR BOMB ON MARSHALL ISLANDS
Published: 2014/10/26
Channel: April Watters
2007 Open House Majuro- AWA ZERO . 4/14
2007 Open House Majuro- AWA ZERO . 4/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
solar power & freezers unloading with community in marshall islands part 2
solar power & freezers unloading with community in marshall islands part 2
Published: 2010/12/25
Channel: islandeco
AieasMayDay Prt. 6
AieasMayDay Prt. 6
Published: 2010/05/08
Channel: dUCCROCCAh05
Majuro sharkfins.m4v
Majuro sharkfins.m4v
Published: 2011/10/03
Channel: Dean Jacobson
Tewa H-Bomb Test
Tewa H-Bomb Test
Published: 2014/01/16
Channel: TheExplosionn
Presentation Atoll Bahuu
Presentation Atoll Bahuu
Published: 2014/01/05
Channel: Sirin Peccable
2007 Open House Majuro- Fan Girls. 11/14
2007 Open House Majuro- Fan Girls. 11/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
Kwaj Fly Away 2011
Kwaj Fly Away 2011
Published: 2011/10/17
Channel: Aquamandeep1020
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 2. 6/14
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 2. 6/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 5. 9/14
2007 Open House Majuro- Namdrik 5. 9/14
Published: 2010/07/05
Channel: alka7777
ran an wotje 019
ran an wotje 019
Published: 2010/07/09
Channel: tabdrik21
A Majuro Christmas Story by Hilary Hosia
A Majuro Christmas Story by Hilary Hosia
Published: 2016/04/24
Channel: Karen Earnshaw
Bwebwenato in Jabwa (2 of 2)
Bwebwenato in Jabwa (2 of 2)
Published: 2013/08/30
Channel: ICHCAP
Ujae=MH
Ujae=MH
Published: 2016/02/02
Channel: www.oceanstrada1972.de
Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Published: 2014/07/25
Channel: Audiopedia
Beth Ann Kopay Marshall Island Teaching Sample
Beth Ann Kopay Marshall Island Teaching Sample
Published: 2017/05/27
Channel: Beth Kopay
Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Published: 2014/06/02
Channel: National Informations
Toka; Ebon= MH
Toka; Ebon= MH
Published: 2016/02/02
Channel: www.oceanstrada1972.de
Castle BRAVO test
Castle BRAVO test
Published: 2007/01/30
Channel: bureaquete
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Utirik Atoll
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NASA image of Utirik Atoll
Utirik Atoll is located in Marshall islands
Utirik Atoll
Utirik Atoll
Geography
Location North Pacific Ocean
Coordinates 11°15′14″N 169°48′00″E / 11.25389°N 169.80000°E / 11.25389; 169.80000
Archipelago Ratak
Total islands 10
Area 2.43 km2 (0.94 sq mi)
Highest elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Administration
Demographics
Population 409 (1998)
Ethnic groups Marshallese

Utirik Atoll or Utrik Atoll (Marshallese: Utrōk, [u̯u͡ɯdˠ(ɯ)rˠɤk][1]) is a coral atoll of 10 islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district of the Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands. Its total land area is only 2.4 square kilometres (0.94 sq mi), but it encloses a lagoon with an area of 57.7 square kilometres (22.29 sq mi). It is located approximately 47 kilometres (29 mi) east of Ujae Atoll. The population of Utirik Atoll is 409;[2] it is one of the northernmost Marshall Islands with permanent habitation.

The larger islets are:

  • Utirik (Utrōk[1])
  • Aon (Aon[1])
  • Bikrak (Pekrak[1])
  • Pike (Pike[1])
  • Āllok (Āllok[1])
  • Nalap (Ņa-ļap[1])

History[edit]

Its first recorded sighting was by the Spanish navigator Álvaro de Saavedra on board of the ship Florida on 29 December 1527.[3] Together with Rongelap, Ailinginae and Toke atolls, they were charted as Islas de los Reyes (Islands of the Three Wise Kings in Spanish) due to the proximity of Epiphany. Utirik Atoll was claimed by the Empire of Germany along with the rest of the Marshall Islands in 1884. After World War I, the island came under the South Pacific Mandate of the Empire of Japan. Following the end of World War II, Utirik came under the control of the United States as part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Utirik was one of four atolls affected by nuclear fallout from Castle Bravo, the largest of the many nuclear weapon tests conducted at Bikini Atoll immediately following World War II. Research is still being done to ascertain the radiation levels, though many scientists agree that there is no harmful effect from the radiation still present.[citation needed] The island has been part of the independent Republic of the Marshall Islands since 1986.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Marshallese-English Dictionary - Place Name Index
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Brand, Donald D. The Pacific Basin: A History of its Geographical Explorations The American Geographical Society, New York, 1967, p.121.

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