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Nuku Hiva

(no͞o`ko͞o` hē`vä), volcanic island, 127 sq mi (329 sq km), South Pacific, largest of the Marquesas IslandsMarquesas Islands
, volcanic group (2002 pop. 8,712), South Pacific, a part of French Polynesia. There are 12 islands in the group, which lies c.930 mi (1,500 km) NE of Tahiti.
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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 fertile, with well-watered valleys; its highest point is c.4,000 ft (1,220 m). There are eight harbors, the best of which is Taiohae Bay on the southern coast. Copra is the chief export. The village of Taiohae is the administrative center of the Marquesas Islands.
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The cruise departs from the Tahitian island of Papeete, visiting the tropical islands of Tahuata, Nuku Hiva, Ua Pou, Hiva Oa, Ua Huka and Fatu Hiva, as well as Fakarava and Rangiroa in the Tuamotu Islands, before returning to Papeete.
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Pay for five nights at one of the Pearl Resorts in the Society Islands (Moorea Pearl Resort, Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort or Le Taha'a Private Island & Spa), and receive five nights free in one of the resorts in the Tuamotu or Marquesas archipelagos (Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Keikahanui Nuku Hiva Pearl Lodge or Hanakee Hiva Oa Pearl Lodge).