Nihiru, Tuamotu Archipelago

Situated in the central regions of the Tuamotu Archipelago, 30 km northeast from Marutea Nord and 28 km southeast from Taenga, Nihiru is a small atoll measuring 14 km by 15 km, enclosing a central lagoon of 79 km² in area.

image: earth sciences and image analysis laboratory, nasa johnson space center