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Maupiti is an island at the heart of the Leeward Islands in French Polynesia. It is the westernmost volcanic high island in the archipelago, 40 km west of Bora Bora. Its coordinates are: 16°25' S 152°15' W. The Leeward Islands (French: Îles sous le Vent) are part of the Society Islands in French Polynesia. ... This article is about volcanoes in geology. ... High Island is the name of several places in the United States: Communities High Island, Texas Islands High Island (Michigan) High Island (New York) High Island (Connecticut) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... An archipelago is a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands. ... Mount Otemanu, Bora Bora Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort, Bora Bora Frigate Flor al, stationned in Bora-Bora lagoon Bora Bora is an atoll in French Polynesia, about 260 km northwest of the capital, Papeete. ...


Maupiti itself has a highest peak of 380 metres and a surface area of 11 square kilometers. This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ...


The main town is Vaiea, with a population of 1,192 according to the 2002 census. The primary economic activity on the island is Noni production. 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Binomial name Morinda citrifolia L. Morinda citrifolia, commonly known as Great morinda, Indian mulberry, Noni (from Hawaiian), or Aal (in Hindi), is a shrub or small tree in the Family Rubiaceae. ...


There are archealogical artefacts dating from at least AD 850. Events April 20 - Guntherus becomes Bishop of Cologne. ...


The first European to arrive on the island was the Dutchman Jakob Roggeveen in 1722. Historically, the island has had strong cultural links with Bora Bora. World map showing Europe (geographically) When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second-smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (French for I will maintain) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam. ... Jacob Roggeveen (January 1659 - 31 January 1729) was a Dutch explorer who was sent to find Terra Australis, but he instead discovered Easter Island by chance. ... Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ...


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MAUPITI. POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE (FRENCH POLYNESIA, POLINESIA FRANCESE) (790 words)
Maupiti is situated 315 kilometers from Tahiti and 40 kilometers west of Bora Bora.
Maupiti si trova 315 km da Tahiti e 40 km a ovest di Bora Bora.
Maupiti seen from a boat on road between motu Auira and the airport.
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