NASA picture of Jemo Island
|Area||0.16 km2 (0.062 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
Jemo Island Atoll (Marshallese: Jemo̧ or Jāmo̧, [tʲæ.mʲæ͡ɒ]) is an uninhabited coral island in the Pacific Ocean, in the Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands north-east of Likiep Atoll. The island is oval-shaped and occupies the southwestern end of a narrow submarine ridge that extends to the northeast for several kilometers. Its total land area is only 0.16 square kilometres (0.062 sq mi). The island is traditionally held as a food reserve for the family of Joachim and Lijon deBrum, passed down to Lijon debrum from Iroijlaplap Lobareo and is owned by the current Likiep land-owning families of Joachim and Lijon debrum, grandkids of Iroijlaplap Jortõka of Ratak Eañ. There is also a shipwreck of unknown orgin on the west side of the island.
- Marshall Islands site
- Oceandots entry for Jemo Island at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)
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