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Uturoa, Raiatea

Somewhat smaller than Tahiti, Raiatea is the second largest of the Society Islands in French Polynesia. The chief town on Raiatea is Uturoa, administrative center for the Leeward Islands (French Îles sous le Vent). The islands of Raiatea and Tahaa are both enclosed by the same coral reef, and may once have been a single island. Map of Tahiti Tahiti is the largest island of French Polynesia. ... The Society Islands (French: ÃŽles de la Société or offically Archipel de la Société) are a group of islands in the south Pacific, administratively part of French Polynesia. ... Bora Bora, Tahaa, and Raiatea from space Tahaa is an island in the Society Islands of French Polynesia. ... Orders Scleractinia Corals are gastrovascular marine cnidarians (phylum Cnidaria; class Anthozoa) existing as small sea anemone-like polyps, typically forming colonies of many individuals. ... A reef surrounding an islet. ...

Bora Bora, Tahaa, and Raiatea from space
Bora Bora, Tahaa, and Raiatea from space



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