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The Republic of the Marshall Islands consists of 29 coral atolls
and 5 small low-lying islands in the central Pacific, about half-way between Australia and Hawaii.
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The Marshall Islands are split into two main groups: the
south-eastern, Ratak chain; and the north-western, Ralik chain.
45,000 Marshallese live life simply, surrounded by 1.3 million sq.
of clear blue water.
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Local weather forecasts for destinations around the Pacific region.
The capital island is Majuro, in the Ratak chain.
It was also the first Japanese possession captured during the Second
Ailinginae Atoll, Ailinglaplap Atoll, Bikini Atoll, Ebon Atoll,
Enewetak Atoll, Jabat Island, Jaluit Atoll, Kili Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Lae Atoll, Lib
Island, Namorik Atoll, Namu Atoll, Rongelap Atoll, Rongerik Atoll, Ujae Atoll, Ujelang
Atoll, Wotho Atoll.
Ailuk Atoll, Arno Atoll, Aur Atoll, Bikar Atoll, Bokak Atoll, Erikub
Atoll, Jemo Island, Likiep Atoll, Majuro Atoll, Maloelap Atoll, Mejit Island, Mili Atoll,
Nadikdik Atoll, Toke Atoll, Utirik Atoll, Wotje Atoll.
Some of the atolls saw three years of heavy fighting during World
War II and controversy still arises whenever there's an another nuclear testing.
Theodore Taylor, a deck officer during the Bikini testing, has written a fascinating novel
that brings home the absurdity and tragedy of the atomic bomb tests.
A beautiful aerial view of the largest atoll and further information from the pacific
missile range facility.
Visas are not required for US, FSM and Palau citizens.
Everyone else who wants to visit the Marshall islands is charged $25
for a 3 month tourist visa, or $50 for a business visa.
Air Marshall Islands
In 1980, when the Airline of the Marshall Islands was launched, two
small Nomad aircraft provided travel to just a few inter-island destinations.
Marshal Islands Visitors
The Republic of the Marshall Islands covers nearly a million square miles of coral atolls,
islands and deep blue ocean and is one of the most unique places in the world to visit.
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