In the A Piece of My Mind entitled "Who
Cares About Tarawa?" published in the May 24/31, 2000, issue of
THE JOURNAL (2000;283:2626), there was an error.
Tarawa—an atoll, not an island—is located in the Gilbert Islands, not
in the Bonin group, as was stated in the essay.
Geographic Error. JAMA. 2000;284(12):1518. doi:10.1001/jama.284.12.1518