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.
- Satellite: Proba
- Instrument: CHRIS
- Acquistion: 10-Aug-2005
- Centre coordinates: lat. -16.81, lon. -153.96
Topics: Maupihaa, Society Islands, Geography, PROBA, Atoll, French Polynesia, Political geography, Physical geography