- 12 March 2003
- 20:21 UTC
Hao is a large elongated atoll of the central Tuamotu Archipelago, located 24 km southwest from Amanu. The atoll measures 58 km in length and averages between 5 km and 12 km in width. Its central lagoon covers an area of around 490 km².
image: earth sciences and image analysis laboratory, nasa johnson space center