MARSHALL ISLANDS: Eniwetok
[11[degrees]21'N, 162[degrees]14'E]: 4 [male], 1 [female], Eniwetok
Island [11[degrees]20'N, 162[degrees]19'E], under rocks, 1 August 1969, J.
13 February to 20 February 1945: Anchored off Eniwetok
Atoll for 7 days.
Trophic structure and productivity of a windward coral reef community on Eniwetok
Darwin's theory, proposed in 1842, was finally proven true a century later, when experimental drilling in the lagoon of Eniwetok
atoll, specifically designed to test this theory, hit basaltic rock of volcanic origin at a depth of 4,593 ft (1,400 m) below a cover of fossil coral reef.
On 9 April 1948, Agent Komori was attached to a special task force to provide security for Eniwetok
Atoll, site of atomic weapons testing.
Silver-108m in biota and sediments at Bikini and Eniwetok
Boyer notes that "the official effort to discredit Burchett's Hiroshima report in fact prefigured a pattern that would continue through the Bikini tests of 1946, the Eniwetok
tests of 1954, a whole series of tests in the American Southwest, and decades of blandly optimistic civil-defense pronouncements.
November: The United States expodes the first hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok
Atoll in the Pacific.
in February 1944, 23 prisoners were taken out of a total Japanese garrison of about 800.
Yasuda, the Japanese figure in "The Terminal Beach," ultimately suggests that Traven's search on Eniwetok
, so overloaded with coded signs, is in fact for "the white leviathan, zero" (153).
Four antinuclear protesters were seized on their ship, Golden Rule, by the Coast Guard when they attempted to leave Honolulu for Eniwetok
, the atomic testing area.
Principal battles: Aisne-Marne, Saint-Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne (1918); Tarawa (1943); Kwajalein, Eniwetok
, Saipan, Guam, and Tinian (1944); Iwo Jima and Okinawa (1945).