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)
Country
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 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 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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