Definition of Atoll. Meaning of Atoll. Synonyms of Atoll

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Definition of Atoll

Atoll
Atoll A*toll", n. [The native name in the Indian Ocean.] A coral island or islands, consisting of a belt of coral reef, partly submerged, surrounding a central lagoon or depression; a lagoon island.

Meaning of Atoll from wikipedia

- An atoll ( /ˈætɒl, ˈætɔːl, ˈætoʊl, əˈtɒl, əˈtɔːl, əˈtoʊl/), sometimes called a coral atoll, is a ring-shaped coral reef including a coral rim that encircles...
- Midway Atoll (colloquial: Midway Islands; Hawaiian: Pihemanu Kauihelani) is a 2.4-square-mile (6.2 km2) atoll in the North Pacific Ocean at 28°12′N 177°21′W...
- An atoll is a type of island. Atoll or ATOLL may also refer to: Atolls of the Maldives, in the Indian Ocean Atolls Rural LLG in off the coast of Bougainville...
- Bikini Atoll (/ˈbɪkɪˌniː/ or /bɪˈkiːni/; Marshallese: 'Pikinni', [pʲiɡinnʲi], meaning "coconut place"), sometimes known as Eschscholtz Atoll between...
- Johnston Atoll, also known as Kalama Atoll to Native Hawaiians, is an unincorporated territory of the United States, currently administered by the United...
- Palmyra Atoll (/pælˈmaɪrə/) is one of the Northern Line Islands (southeast of Kingman Reef and north of Kiribati Line Islands), located almost due south...
- Kwajalein Atoll (/ˈkwɑːdʒəlɪn/; Marshallese: Kuwajleen [kʷuwɑzʲ(ɛ)lʲɛːnʲ]) is part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). The southernmost and...
- Kure Atoll (/ˈkʊəriː/; Hawaiian: Mokupāpapa) or Ocean Island is an atoll in the Pacific Ocean 48 nautical miles (89 km; 55 mi) WNW of Midway Atoll in the...
- South. The largest of these atolls is Boduthiladhunmathi, while the atoll containing the most islands is Huvadhu. Some atolls are in the form of a number...
- Malé Atoll is an administrative atoll of the Maldives consisting of a group of natural atolls in the Republic of Maldives. It consists of two separate...
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