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Ratak Chain
Islands  Likiep Atoll, Utirik Atoll, Bokak Atoll, Maloelap Atoll, Mejit Island

The Ratak Chain (Marshallese: Ratak, [rˠɑɑ̯dˠɑk]) is a chain of islands within the island nation of the Marshall Islands. Ratak means "sunrise". It lies to the east of the country's other island chain, the Ralik Chain. In 1999 the total population of the Ratak islands was 30,925.

Map of Ratak Chain, Marshall Islands

The atolls and isolated islands in the chain are:

The Ratak Chain forms a continuous chain of seamounts with the Gilbert Islands to the south, which are part of Kiribati.

References

Ratak Chain Wikipedia


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