Mangareva

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Mangareva:

see Gambier IslandsGambier Islands
, volcanic islands (6 sq mi/15.5 sq km; 2002 pop. 1,097), South Pacific, near the southeast end of the Tuamotu Archipelago. The group is a part of French Polynesia. It comprises a cluster of four inhabited islands known as Mangareva and many uninhabited atolls.
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17 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that the inhabitants of Mangareva island in French Polynesia developed a decimal and binary number hybrid to make mental arithmetic easier.
Ants from the Society, Austral, Tuamotu and Mangareva Islands.
Recent work on the Mangareva Islands, the probable source of the first Easter Island colonists, suggests that the islands were settled between A.