Tekokota Atoll

Tekokota Atoll is an atoll in French Polynesia. It is one of many Tuamotu atolls, in the central part. Its maximum length/width are 4kmX2,2km. Its size is about 222 acres (0.9km2), making it one of the smallest atolls in the Tuamotu Archipelago. Tekokota Atoll is around 696km east of Tahiti's…

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Anuanurunga Atoll

Anuanurunga atoll is an uninhabited atoll in French Polynesia. It is part of the Duke of Gloucester Islands, a subgroup of the Tuamotu group. Anuanurunga's nearest neighbor is Nukutepipi, which is located about 22 km to the southeast. Anuanurunga is ring-shaped, measuring approximately 2,8kmx2,4km, total area of 7 km2. Its…

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Raivavae Island

Raivavae island is located in the southern part of French Polynesia. Its total land area, including offshore islets is 17.9 km2. Raivavae is located about 730 km southeast of Tahiti. Around 900 people live on the island. It is volcanic in origin, and is similar to Bora Bora, an island…

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Nuku Hiva Island

Nuku Hiva Island is the largest island in the Marquesas Islands group, in the north of French Polynesia. It is located about 1370km northeast of Tahiti. Its area is 339 km2. The highest altitude is 1224m. The population is about 2700 people. The island is volcanic and has a landscape…

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Rapa Iti Island

Rapa Iti is the southernmost inhabited island in French Polynesia. To the south is only the Marotiri group of a couple of rocks. The area is 40.4 km2, the highest point is 650 m. About 500 people live on the island. The island is located 1180 km southeast of Tahiti.…

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Nukutavake Island, AkiAki Island and Vahitahi Atoll

Nukutavake Island is an island located 1125km east of Tahiti. The nearest country is the small Pinaki Atoll, located 14 km southeast. Its length / width is 5km by 1.5km. It is a former atoll, its lagoon has dried up, filled with sand and grown. There is a lot of…

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Pinaki Atoll

Pinaki Atoll is a small atoll 1115km east of Tahiti. Its length / width is 2km by 1.5km. On the whole atoll, only one island is completely wrapped in a ring, and has a passage on the west side, which connects the lagoon with the ocean, but the lagoon is…

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Nukutepipi Atoll

Nukutepipi Atoll is a very small atoll. It is roughly triangular in shape, about 2.7 km long. The area is 3.6 km2. Its ridge is quite wide, completely covered by a small lagoon that has a deep area in its center. On its reef there are two relatively large islands,…

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Niau Atoll

Niau Atoll is an atoll located northeast of Tahiti about 350km. Its area is 53km2. The Niau Lagoon is swampy, hypersaline and completely closed. Atoll in some places has a natural wall of 7m. The lagoon has an unusual green color. 226 people live on the atoll. Niau is one…

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Manuhangi Atoll

Manuhangi Atoll is an atoll located 70km southeast of Nengonengo Atoll https://tropicalislands.net/nengonengo-atoll/ , 845km east of Tahiti. Its area is 575 acres (232ha). Its length / width is 5.2km by 3km. Manuhangi is round in shape, and there are no passages for deep water, the whole lagoon is closed, on the…

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