geographical name island (atoll) 78 miles (126 kilometers) long W Pacific in Ralik chain of the Marshalls

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  • Kwajalein —   [ kwɔdʒəlɪn], Kwajalong, Atoll der Ralikgruppe der Marshallinseln, im westlichen Pazifik, 29 km2, 9 300 Einwohner; Kokospalmenkulturen; Militärstützpunkt der USA …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kwajalein — [kwä′jə lān΄] atoll in the W Pacific, in the Marshall Islands: c. 6 sq mi (15.5 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Kwajalein — (RMI). The southernmost and largest island in the atoll is named Kwajalein Island.The atoll lies in the Ralik Chain, 2,100 nautical miles (3900 km) southwest of Honolulu, Hawaii at coord|8|43|N|167|44|E|. Geography Kwajalein is one of the world s …   Wikipedia

  • Kwajalein — Vorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Höhe fehlt Kwajalein NASA Bild von Kwajalein Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Archipel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kwajalein — /kwah jeuh layn , leuhn/, n. an atoll in the Marshall Islands, in E Micronesia. 5064. ab. 78 mi. (126 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kwajalein — Kwa•ja•lein [[t]ˈkwɑ dʒəˌleɪn, lən[/t]] n. geg an atoll in the Marshall Islands, in E Micronesia. 5064. ab. 78 mi. (126 km) long …   From formal English to slang

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