Astronaut Photography of Coral Reefs
Chapter 14: Polynesia

STS080-750-76

STS080-750-76
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Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia, is one of the largest atolls in the Pacific, at 1,800 sqaure kilometers [STS080-750-76, 1996].
World Atlas of Coral ReefsThis is one of 84 astronaut photographs that appear in the World Atlas of Coral Reefs, published by the University of California Press.