Ratak Chain


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Ra·tak Chain

 (rä′täk′)
The eastern group of the Marshall Islands in the western Pacific Ocean. The chain comprises 2 coral islands and 14 atolls, including Majuro.
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This paper discusses a rather large piece of flakeable obsidian attached to an even larger piece of pumice which was encountered on occasion of a pedestrian survey on Aelon-kan Islet, Nadikdik ('Knox Atoll', 5 [degrees] 45[minutes]N, 172 [degrees] 05[minutes]E), the southernmost atoll in the (eastern) Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands.