Hao

Hao, Tuamotu Archipelago

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

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