Kamaka (island)

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Kamaka
Kamaka.jpg
View of Kamaka Island
Kamaka (island) is located in French Polynesia
Kamaka (island)
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Coordinates 23°14′39″S 134°37′30″W / 23.24417°S 134.62500°W / -23.24417; -134.62500Coordinates: 23°14′39″S 134°37′30″W / 23.24417°S 134.62500°W / -23.24417; -134.62500
Archipelago Tuamotus
Area 0.5 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Length 1 km (0.6 mi)
Width 0.7 km (0.43 mi)
Highest elevation 166 m (545 ft)
Highest point (unnamed)
Country
 France
Overseas collectivity  French Polynesia
Administrative subdivision Tuamotus
Commune Gambier Islands
Demographics
Population Uninhabited[1] (as of 2012)

Kamaka is an island in the Gambier Islands of French Polynesia, 11.7 km south of Mangareva within the same lagoon. Kamaka is about 1 km in length, 700 m wide and has an area of 0.5 km2. The highest point is 166 m.

1.8 km to the NNW rises barren and rugged Makaroa island and off Kamaka's northeastern shore lies the small Manui islet.[2]

As of 2012, Kamaka is uninhabited.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population". Institut de la statistique de la Polynésie française. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  2. ^ David Stanley, Tahiti-Polynesia handbook

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