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  • proper noun An island in French Polynesia; formerly Aurora.

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Examples

  • NauruNauru is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati and Makatea in French Polynesia; only 53 km south of Equator

    Geography-note

  • Kiribati21 of the 33 islands are inhabited; Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Makatea in French Polynesia, and Nauru

    Geography-note

  • Geography—note: includes five archipelagoes (4 volcanic, 1 coral); Makatea in French Polynesia is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati and Nauru

    French Polynesia

  • Geography—note: 21 of the 33 islands are inhabited; Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Makatea in French Polynesia, and Nauru

    Kiribati

  • French Polynesiaincludes five archipelagoes (4 volcanic, 1 coral); Makatea in French Polynesia is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati and Nauru

    Geography-note

  • Geography—note: Nauru is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati and Makatea in French Polynesia; only 53 km south of Equator

    Nauru

  • In the Tuamotus, there are still substantial areas of forest left on Makatea Island where the Polynesian pigeon (Ducula aurorae) survives in small numbers as well as the Makatea fruit-dove (Ptilinopus chalcurus) and Tuamotu reed-warbler (Acrocephalus atypha).

    Tuamotu tropical moist forests

  • Makatea forest zones include a mixed-species forest dominated by Elaeocarpus tonganus and Hernandia moerenhoutiana, a Pandanus tectorius scrub forest, and a Barringtonia asiatica forest.

    Cook Islands tropical moist forests

  • Geography - note: includes five archipelagoes (4 volcanic, 1 coral); Makatea in

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Pacific Ocean - the others are Makatea in French Polynesia, and Nauru

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

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