Utrik Atoll

Utrik: Small flower

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Number of Islets: 10 Population: 435 (2011) Land Area: 0.94 square miles Lagoon Area: 22.29 square miles Yacht permit fee: $25 Mayor: John T. Kaiko (Phone: 625-8240)

The people of the atoll were exposed to radioactive fallout from the 1954 Bravo hydrogen bomb test at Bikini. Utrik residents receive special compensation from the US through the Compact of Free Association.

Luc Callebaut and  Jackie Lee of the Yacht Sloepmouche kindly gave me permission to include his videos on my site. Komol Luc and Jackie!

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