Bikini Atoll

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Bikini Atoll

Pikinni Atoll
Atoll
Bikini Atoll. On the northwast cape o the atoll, adjacent tae Nam island, The crater formed bi the 15 Mt Castle Bravo nuclear test can be seen, wi the smawer 11 Mt Castle Romeo crater adjynin it.
Bikini Atoll. On the northwast cape o the atoll, adjacent tae Nam island, The crater formed bi the 15 Mt Castle Bravo nuclear test can be seen, wi the smawer 11 Mt Castle Romeo crater adjynin it.
Banner o Bikini Atoll
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Cairt o the Marshall Islands shawin Bikini
Cairt o the Marshall Islands shawin Bikini
Cairt o Bikini Atoll
Cairt o Bikini Atoll
Coordinates: 11°35′N 165°23′E / 11.583°N 165.383°E / 11.583; 165.383Coordinates: 11°35′N 165°23′E / 11.583°N 165.383°E / 11.583; 165.383
KintraRepublic o the Marshall Islands
Area
 • Land6 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot4-6 caretakers[1]
 Native population relocatit in 1948.
Offeecial nameBikini Atoll Nuclear Test Steid
TeepCultural
Criteriaiv, vi
Designatit2010 (34t session)
Reference no.1339
State PartyMarshall Islands
RegionAsie-Paceefic
Bikini is locatit in Pacific Ocean
Bikini
Bikini
Location o Bikini Atoll in the Paceefic Ocean

Bikini Atoll (pronoonced /ˈbɪk.ɨˌniː/ or /bɨˈkiː.ni/; Marshallese: Pikinni, [pʲi͡ɯɡɯ͡inʲːii̯], meanin coconut place)[2] is an atoll in the Marshall Islands.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Borrett, Lloyd (March 2013). "Diving the Nuclear Ghost Fleet at Bikini Atoll". Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  2. "Marshallese-English Dictionary-Place Name Index". Retrieved 8 August 2013.