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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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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NengoNengo Atoll

Nengo Nengo (Nengonengo) Atoll is a bell-shaped atoll. It is located 100km southwest of Hao Atol, and 775km east of Tahiti. Its area is 2223 acres (900 ha). Its large inland lagoon covers 67 km2 and has served as the breeding ground for the Tahitian Black Pearl for the past…

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Taiaro Atoll

Taiaro Atoll is an atoll located 536 km northeast of Tahiti. Its area is 2965 acres (1200ha), length / width 5.7km by 3.6km. It is a closed atoll, which means that there is no flow of deep water from the ocean into the lagoon, so the lagoon is hypersaline. Taiaro…

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