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 …

JALUIT ATOLL

JULUIT ATOLL Lagoon area: 266.34 sq miles Land area: 4.38 sq miles Islands: 91 Population: 1,669 Households: 229 Density: 381 persons/sq mile 07/MAR/2018 Majuro – Jaluit airport 225km (137mile) about 35 min by the Air Marshall Islands Jaluit was the former capital before (Majuro now).  There are electric companies (MEC/Marshalls Energy Company), high schools, small …

MILI ATOLL

MILI ATOLL Lagoon area: 249.70 sq miles Land area: 6.15 sq miles Islands: 92 Population: 1,032 Households: 136 Density: 168 persons/sq mile MILI ISLAND 06/MAR/2018 Majuro – Mili Island 119km (74mile) about 20 min by the Air Marshall Islands This is third stay in Mili atoll this time, but this Mili islands is my first …