Moorea

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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 (2015 est. pop. 278,000) 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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Pass through the Low Archipelago -- Tahiti -- Aspect -- Vegetation on the Mountains -- View of Eimeo -- Excursion into the Interior -- Profound Ravines -- Succession of Waterfalls -- Number of wild useful Plants -- Temperance of the Inhabitants -- Their moral state -- Parliament convened -- New Zealand -- Bay of Islands -- Hippahs -- Excursion to Waimate -- Missionary Establishment -- English Weeds now run wild -- Waiomio -- Funeral of a New Zealand Woman -- Sail for Australia.
From the highest point which I attained, there was a good view of the distant island of Eimeo, dependent on the same sovereign with Tahiti.
(70.) John Eimeo Ellis, Life of William Ellis, Missionary to the South Seas and to Madagascar (London: John Murray, 1873), 101.
striata was originally described in the location of Eimeo, Society Islands.
Patrick Donnelly is currently on leave from his role as Deputy Principal at Eimeo Road State School in Mackay; once described as the 'biggest small school in Queensland'.
Patrick Donnelly | Eimeo Road State School, Queensland
The following year, 1816, William Ellis wrote that there were 'about 67 places of worship at Tahiti and 20 at Eimeo [Mo'orea] besides those that they are building' (The Religious Intelligencer, 3 Oct.
George Burder on Missionaries at Eimeo. CWM Home: Incoming Correspondence Box 3 1813-1821, np.
Long Ghost of Omoo), he spent the next two months knocking about Tahiti and the neighboring island of Eimeo, where he worked briefly as a potato farmer.
Kay Brodie is a Literacy Coach and year one classroom teacher at Eimeo Road State School, Mackay.