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    Apamama Atoll (Abemama Atoll)  Republic of Kiribati (Gilbert Islands)

Location
Apamama Atoll surrounds Apamama Lagoon. Known as Apamama, Abemama, and Apemamav or Hopper Atoll. The Atoll has two passages suitable for small vessles in the southwestern corner. Located 76 miles to the northwest is Tarawa Atoll.

Apamama Island (Abemama, Hopper)
Apamama Island is divided into five segments that appear to be six islands

Abatiku Island
Located on the southwestern side of Apamama Atoll. Code named "Matt" by the Americans.

Entrance Island
Located on the southwestern side of Apamama Atoll. Code named "Nick" by the Americans.

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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