NASA picture of Haraiki Atoll
|Area||10.4 km2 (4.0 sq mi) (lagoon)
4 km2 (1.5 sq mi) (above water)
|Length||7 km (4.3 mi)|
|Width||5 km (3.1 mi)|
|Overseas collectivity||French Polynesia|
Haraiki Atoll is roughly triangular in shape. It measures 7 km in length with a maximum width of 5 km. There are three islets on its reef with a total land area of about 4 km². Its lagoon has a pass facing south.
Haraiki is purportedly uninhabited. However, Google Maps reveals there is a small collection of buildings on the north shore (-17.446343,-143.455739) and that the bulk of the land on all three islets has been heavily planted with a grid-like patchwork of trees or large shrubs.
- "Population". Institut de la statistique de la Polynésie française. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
- Young, J.L. (1899). "Names of the Paumotu Islands, with the old names so far as they are known.". Journal of the Polynesian Society. 8 (4): 264–268. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
- Robson, R.W. The Pacific Islands Handbook New York, 1946, p.94
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