Corrections and Clarifications


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Science  15 Sep 1989:
Vol. 245, Issue 4923, pp. 1167
DOI: 10.1126/science.245.4923.1167-b


In Eliot Marshall's News & Comment article "Fallout from Pacific reaches Congress" (14 July, p. 123), Rongelap Atoll is described as "three-tenths of a square mile of sand and coconut palms." The atoll actually contains about 4 square miles of land surfaces. In addition, the lagoon encompassed by the atoll covers approximately 350 square miles.

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