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

Tahaa is an island in the Society Islands of French Polynesia. It produces 80% of all French Polynesia's vanilla. Because of the pervasive aroma of vanilla, Tahaa is known as the "Vanilla Island". Tahaa's pearls are of exceptional quality. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (455x786, 56 KB)Bora Bora, Tahaa, and Raiatea, French Polynesia from space image description here larger version here Image courtesy: NASA/JPL-Caltech File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (455x786, 56 KB)Bora Bora, Tahaa, and Raiatea, French Polynesia from space image description here larger version here Image courtesy: NASA/JPL-Caltech File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this... 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. ... Uturoa, Raiatea Somewhat smaller that Tahiti, Raiatea is the second largest of the Society Islands in French Polynesia. ... The Society Islands (Îles de la Société in French) are a group of islands in the south Pacific, administratively part of French Polynesia. ... Vanilla is a flavoring, in its pure form known as vanillin, derived from orchids in the genus Vanilla. ... For other things called pearl, see pearl (disambiguation). ...


The islands of Tahaa and Raiatea are enclosed by the same coral reef, and may once have been a single island. Uturoa, Raiatea Somewhat smaller that Tahiti, Raiatea is the second largest of the Society Islands in French Polynesia. ... Orders see Anthozoa 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. ...


 
 

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