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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