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What’s an Atoll? Know Nothing At’all?

Tahiti is not only a beautiful and exotic locale; it’s also a unique natural wonder. The destination itself covers over 1.5 million square miles of the South Pacific, but incredibly enough, its total landmass is only slightly larger than the small state of Rhode Island. This means that Tahiti is mostly made of water! Still, the country consists of 118 islands and atolls spread out over five island groups (archipelagos). But what exactly is an atoll and how is it really different from an island? Read more