Makaroa

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Makaroa
Makaroa.jpg
View of Makaroa Island
Makaroa is located in French Polynesia
Makaroa
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Coordinates 23°13′08″S 134°58′16″W / 23.21889°S 134.97111°W / -23.21889; -134.97111Coordinates: 23°13′08″S 134°58′16″W / 23.21889°S 134.97111°W / -23.21889; -134.97111
Archipelago Tuamotus
Area 0.2 km2 (0.077 sq mi)
Length 1.3 km (0.81 mi)
Highest elevation 138 m (453 ft)
Highest point (unnamed)
Administration
France
Overseas collectivity French Polynesia
Administrative subdivision Tuamotus
Commune Gambier Islands
Demographics
Population Uninhabited[1] (as of 2012)

Makaroa is an island in the Gambier Islands of French Polynesia, 8.5 km south of Mangareva within the same lagoon. Makaroa is about 1.3 km (1 mi) in length and has a small rocky islet off its NW point.

Makaroa is uninhabited. It is a jagged and barren island with a maximum height of 138 m. 1.8 km (1 mi) to the SSE lies Kamaka Island.[2]

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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