French Polynesia Geography - note

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Geography - note: includes five archipelagoes: four volcanic (Iles Gambier, Iles Marquises, Iles Tubuai, Society Islands) and one coral (Archipel des Tuamotu); Makatea in the Tuamotu archipelago is one of the three great phosphate rock islands in the Pacific Ocean - the others are Banaba (Ocean Island) in Kiribati and Nauru

Definition: This entry includes miscellaneous geographic information of significance not included elsewhere.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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