It is the smallest atoll in Micronesia, with a surface of only 13 km². Namoluk is part of the Eastern Islands or Upper Mortlock Islands group, located about 185 km to the SE of Chuuk and 50 km NW of Etal Atoll.
- Namoluk, located in the NW corner of the atoll, is the main island with 31 ha. Nowadays it is the only inhabited island and has three villages:
- Saponwell in the NW
- Lukolap in the center
- Pukos in the SE
- Luken 1.5 ha
- Toinom 21 ha
- Umap 1.5 ha
- Ameas located in the SE corner, 28 ha, inhabited until the 1930s, when an epidemic decimated the population. It was never resettled except for a single family. The largest islands have taro fields.
- Statoids.com, retrieved December 8, 2010
- Atoll Area, Depth and Rainfall
- Oceandots - Namoluk at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)
- Rosalind L. Hunter-Anderson: Indigenous fresh water management technologies of Truk, Pohnpei and Kosrea, Eastern Caroline Islands, and of Guam, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, WERI Technical Report 65, October 1987
- Mac Marshall: The natural history of Namoluk Atoll, Eastern Caroline Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin, No. 189, August 6, 1975
Marshall, Mac, "Namoluk Beyond The Reef: The Transformation Of A Micronesian Community." Westview Press, 2004. 192 pp.
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