ATOLL


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A sea breached across the atoll, wetting him to the knees ere it subsided into the lagoon.
In the whole atoll not two stones remained one upon another.
Clinging to a rough plank that wounded and bruised her and that filled her body with splinters, she was thrown clear over the atoll and carried away to sea.
El-Molla had announced beginning experimental production of natural gas from Atoll at a capacity of 300m cubic feet per day.
A vibrant coral reef surrounds the Dongsha Atoll, housing several kinds of oceanic life, including seagrass, fish, crustaceans, and shellfish.
Depending on their size, barrier reefs and atolls can take from 100,000 to 30 million years to fully form.
To illustrate the impact of American policy on the indigenous people of the Pacific, this volume describes how Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands was claimed by the US after World War II and the political struggle of each US administration, from President Wilson to Reagan, in the decades needed to secure the atoll as a key location in Oceania, including the resistance they faced.
Fires had been lit and fish bones left on the atoll.
After measuring radioactive material across Bikini Atoll, researchers determined the island produces an average of 184 millirems of radiation per year.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) consists of 29 coral atolls comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets, distributed across 750,000 square miles of tropical ocean in two nearly parallel chains.
the mayor of the Kalayaan region in the Spratly Islands, said on Tuesday the Chinese ships had been based at the uninhabited Quirino Atoll (international name: Jackson Atoll) for more than a month.