Eschscholtz at the Marshall Islands in 1825, Balanoglossus was described as a worm-like animal belonging to the Echinoderm order of Holothurians or sea-cucumbers.
The Marshall Islands form a " district " (Bezirk) within the same administrative area.
The Marshall Islands may have been visited by Alvaro de Saavedra in 1529, Captain Wallis touched at the group in 1767, and in 1788 Captains Marshall and °Gilbert explored it.
The Marshall Islands consist of two chains of coral atolls, together with more than 1,000 islets, just north of the Equator.
interceptor launched from the Marshall Islands will attempt to kill the warhead.