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OCEAN GLORY

EASY WRECK DIVE AT FRONT OF MIR The huge fishing vessel “Ocean Glory” is sinking at bottom 75 ft front of Hotel Marshall Islands Resort. It is a famous wreckage ship in Majuro. You can reach there about 5 min by snorkeling or diving from the hotel dock. Unfortunately, Invisible from the water because of low transparency. often, …

UH-1 IROQUOIS “HUEY”

WRECK HELICOPTER IN MAJURO The Bell UH-1 Iroquois (nicknamed “Huey“) is a utility military helicopter powered by a single turboshaft engine, with two-blade main and tail rotors. The first member of the prolific Huey family, it was developed by Bell Helicopter to meet a United States Army’s 1952 requirement for a medical evacuation and utility helicopter, and first flew in 1956. The UH-1 was the first turbine-powered helicopter …

CORAL BLEACHING

CORAL BLEACHING at MARSHALL ISLANDS Coral bleaching occurs when coral polyps expel algae (Zooxanthellae) that live inside their tissues. … Bleached corals continue to live but begin to starve after bleaching. Some corals recover. When algae begin to attach to corals, the chances of reviving are low. Above-average sea water temperatures caused by global warming is …

B-24 Heavy Bomber

B-24 OF WWII AT MAJURO ATOLL The Laura B-24 Crash site is the remains of an American B-24 Heavy Bomber that made an emergency landing on the shallow reef at Majuro Atoll between the end of Majuro Island, known as Laura, and the Rong Rong chain of islets to the north. The wreckage is in …

PARKING LOT

US MILITARY VEHICLES OF WWII The “Parking Lot” is just one of the dive sites in Majuro where you can feel traces of WWII. The site contains classic Jeeps, fuel trucks, fire engines, tugboat, and more the US Army dumped at the conclusion of WWII. Visibility varies from good to fair due to the dive site’s …

TAWNY NURSE SHARK

UNIQUE SHARK IN MAJURO ATOLL TAWNY NURSE SHARK  (Nebrius ferrugineus) It is known as a particularly quiet shark in the kind of the shark. The tawny nurse shark tends to spend a day on taking a rest under the cave or a coral shelf. At night, it is an active-swimming predator that uses a powerful suction force to extract prey from …

SHARK SANCTUARY

SHARK PARADISE Marshall Islands is one of the shark sanctuary. The Marshall Islands followed the example of Palau, creating an even larger sanctuary in 2011, Marshall Islands waters cover 768,547 square miles (1,990,530 Square kilometers), with a full ban on commercial shark fishing. Thereby, we can see a lot of sharks by diving and snorkeling in Marshall Islands. And …

AP(Associated Press) Article

MAJURO Marshall Islands – Article by Nick Perry,THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 15/DEC/2015 –  It was clear right away it was a tuna swimming past because of the distinctive bumps along its back that lead to its angular tail. And what a whopper. It was about the size of a small person, and seemed unbothered by me …

MALOELAP ATOLL

MALOELAP ATOLL Lagoon area: 373.57 sq miles Land area: 3.79 sq miles Population: 856 Households: 138 Density: 226 persons/sq mile 11/JUN/2018 Majuro – Tarawa island airport 180km (113mile) about 35 min by the Air Marshall Islands   WWII battle records Mitsubishi AM6 ” ZERO ” (Japanese aircraft) in Tarawa and Wolot Island SEISHOU MARU (Japanese …