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Moorea

(môrā`ä), volcanic island (2002 pop. 14,226), c.50 sq mi (130 sq km), South Pacific, second largest of the Windward group of the Society IslandsSociety Islands,
island group (2002 pop. 214,445), South Pacific, a part of French Polynesia. The group comprises the Windward Islands and the Leeward Islands (total land area c.650 sq mi/1,680 sq km), two clusters of volcanic and coral islands lying in a 450-mi (724-km) chain.
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, French PolynesiaFrench Polynesia,
officially Overseas Lands of French Polynesia, internally self-governing dependency (2002 pop. 245,516) of France, consisting of 118 islands in the South Pacific. The capital is Papeete, on Tahiti.
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. The island is mountainous, with Mt. Tohivea (3,975 ft/1,212 m) the highest peak. On the northern coast are Cook Bay and Papetoai Bay. Paopao, Haapiti, and Afareaitu are the chief towns. Tourism is a major industry. Copra and coffee are the main products.
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30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia is pleased to announce thatInterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa was voted "French Polynesia's Leading Resort" and theInterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was voted "Australasia's Leading Spa Resort" and "French Polynesia's Leading Spa Resort" during a red-carpet ceremony for leading travel brands in Asia & Australasia at the 2015 World Travel Awards (WTA) which took place at the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong King on October 29, 2015.
Tsunami Books hosts singer Moorea Masa and guitarist Jamie Stillway of Portland, joined by Eugene artist Ila Rose Kriegh, for "A Very Special Concert and Art Opening" at 8 p.
Leaving Southampton on January 8, the 800-passenger ship will call at four Caribbean islands before transiting the Panama Canal and steaming on to Ecuador and to the Marquesas in French Polynesia, Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora.
Audiences will follow this new breed of adventurers on a global mission to Hawaii, Dubai, France, Italy, Moorea, Switzerland, California, Norway, and Tahiti as they push the limits of the human experience.
In this tasseled bag from Seattle boutique Moorea Seal, a Northwest icon--Pendleton wool--takes on a Southwestern palette.
e sampling will be conducted at more than 160 marine research locations from Iceland to Antarctica and from Moorea in French Polynesia to South Africa.
Majlis Al Shura included in the agenda of the next meeting a study to the status of the teacher in the Sultanate conducted by the Committee of Education and Scientific Research, in addition to the report of the fact-finding committee about the Moorea and the Medical City projects.
The five-night package entitled Tahitias Hidden Paradise, for instance, features Tikehau, an island off path from the better known triumvirate of Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora.
The five-night package entitled TahitiOs Hidden Paradise, for instance, features Tikehau, an island off path from the better known triumvirate of Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora.
You'll then stop at the stunning island of Moorea and your final stop will be Tahiti.
Accommodations are in two-to-five star hotels on the island of Tahiti, where the matches are held, or on the beautiful island of Moorea, a 30-minute ferry ride away.
Before the bash at Moorea Beach Club Beachside Casino at Mandalay Bay began, a hotel employee spotted Woods entering the casino with a group of women, including Vonn, 28, Us magazine reported.