Maupihaa Society Islands
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Maupihaa, Society Islands

September 15, 2006
This Proba CHRIS image shows a typical atoll belonging to the Society Islands, part of the overseas territory of French Polynesia. The atoll is made of a deep central lagoon surrounded by submerged reefs and a small inlet, the main landstrip (8km long, 500m large) is densely vegetated.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Proba
  • Instrument: CHRIS
  • Acquistion: 10-Aug-2005
  • Centre coordinates: lat. -16.81, lon. -153.96

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