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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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The story follows 13-year-old Sprout Grady (Nicole Moorea Sherman) and her family to their secluded "Sanctuary" in the woods, on the anniversary of her sister Magda's (Daniela Leon) death.
The main Islands are Tahiti, Rangiroa, Huahine, Moorea, Le Tahaa, Manihi, and the hugely famous Bora Bora.
Some of the research that informed this study was conducted at the National Science Foundation's Moorea Coral Reef Long-Term Ecological Research site near French Polynesia, one of 28 such long-term research sites across the country and around the globe.
The offer includes three nights at the four-star Pullman Auckland, a Wine on Waiheke Tour, three nights at the four-star Edgewater Palms Apartments, Bay of Islands, three days' car hire, one night back at the Pullman Auckland, two nights at the four-star Intercontinental Tahiti Resort, seven nights at the four-star Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa on a B&B basis and a Sunset Cruise at Moorea Lagoon.
Rebecca Maher led the study, which involved coral samples collected off the coast of Moorea, a South Pacific island that's part of French Polynesia.
One such leg was the longest of the event, an 80 mile crossing between the island of Moorea and Huahine, which was won by Oman Sail by just 10 seconds when the team snatched the lead from local boat Treasures of Tahiti just 100m from the finish line.
In addition to the round-trip flight, hotel accommodations for three nights at the Intercontinental Tahiti Resort and Spa, two nights at the Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa and two nights at the Maitai Rangiroa, as well as transportation between islands, access to local sights and a USD 2,000 prepaid card to personalize the trip is also included.
John, US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, and in Moorea, French Polynesia, in the Pacific, said he had been blown away by the capacity of the reefs in Moorea to rebound following devastation.
Kulpin, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder, aggravated battery and concealment of a homicide of Moorea Des Roches, a former St.
During February-March 2014, we sampled 196 participants from the general population of the 8 most inhabited islands of the 5 French Polynesia archipelagos: Tahiti and Moorea (Society), Rangiroa and Makemo (Tuamotu), Nuku Hiva and Hiva Oa (Marquesas), Rurutu (Australs), and Rikitea (Gambier).
The tracks are "Cozumel Blue Waters", "Wishing Stones", "Island Cathedral", "Sleepy Tide", "Moonlight Over Moorea", "Dunn's River Falls", "Palm Trees Sway", "Mysterious Caverns", "Cadillac Mountain Sunset", "The Mermaid's Tears", "Monterey Morning", "Ocean Stars", and "Sailing Home".
United Airlines (UAL), the leading carrier in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced it will begin service between San Francisco and Pape'ete, the capital of Tahiti, the South Pacific's gateway to more than 118 islands in French Polynesia including Bora Bora, Moorea, the Marquesas and Raiatea.