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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.