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The Island in silver Water – Maiana Atoll (photo)



Maiana is an atoll in Kiribati and is one of the Central Gilbert Islands. Maiana is 44 km south of the capital island of South Tarawa and has a population of 2,027 as of 2010. The north and eastern sides of the atoll are a single island whilst the western edge consists of submerged reefs, and many uninhabited islets, all surrounding a lagoon. The atoll is 14 km long and is very narrow, with an average width of less than 1 km and a total land area (including uninhabited islets) of 16.72 km2.

The Island in silver Water - Maiana Atoll