Marquesans - Marquesas Islands
Marquesans | Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands | French Polynesia, 2016
The Polynesian islands fall into five groups, one of which is the volcanic Marquesas. One of its seven islands, Hiva Oa, is known as the ‘garden of the Marquesas’. It has an area of around 300 square kilometres and is the group’s second-largest island. Hidden in its jungle are several archaeological sites that reveal aspects of pre-European Polynesian history.
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