Definition of Tuamotu archipelago
1. Noun. A group of about 80 coral islands in French Polynesia.
Group relationships: French Oceania, French Polynesia
Generic synonyms: Archipelago
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Literary usage of Tuamotu archipelago
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1. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"1935: p. 201; D. Oliver, 1975: 1: pp. 213-214; EN Ferdon, 1981: pp. 25, 225. 101. A recent study of the material culture of the tuamotu archipelago (KP ..."
2. French Security And Defence Policy: Current Developments And Future Prospects by Fredrik Wetterqvist (1993)
"The islands of New Caledonia located west of the tuamotu archipelago, have charged France with neo-colonialist objectives. These islands are of great ..."
3. Seismology, 1989-1992: Nuclear Test-Ban Verification (in Sweden) by Eva Johannisson (1994)
"French explosions The number of French tests in the tuamotu archipelago of French Polynesia was lowered from eight tests in 1989 to six tests in 1990 and ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It received its first charter in the llth year of James I. It formerly returned two members to parliament, but was disfranchised at the tuamotu archipelago ..."
5. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1892)
"Beyond this point a few islets, usually assigned to the tuamotu archipelago, might be equally well regarded as belonging to the same system as the Tahiti ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"These may have been Puka Puka of the tuamotu archipelago and Flint Island; but it may be stated here that the identification of islands sighted by the early ..."
7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... tuamotu archipelago, all the people in the groups mentioned are now nominal Christians. There »то only three groups peopled by the ..."