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    Satawan Island (Satowan) Chuuk State (Truk) Federated States of Micronesia

Location
Satawan Island is located in Satawan Atoll in the Mortlock Island Group (Nomoi Islands) in Chuuk State (Truk) in the Federated States of Micronesia. Located roughly 180 miles southeast of Truk Lagoon. After the Independence of the Federated States of Micronesia, renamed "Satowan".

Wartime History
During World War II, Satawan Island was considered part of the Nomoi Island Group (Nomoi Islands) in the Caroline Islands.

Satawan Airfield
Japanese airfield disused since the war

Type 95 Ha Go Light Tanks
Three tanks, with armament and treads removed are left on the island.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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