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Austral Archipelago - French Polynesia
Austral Archipelago - French Polynesia
Published: 2011/11/28
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Fly Whisk (Tahiri), Austral Islands
Published: 2017/01/17
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The big Rahui of the Austral Islands
Published: 2017/03/11
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Rurutop! - A Journey to Rurutu Island
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FO/K7AR Raivavae Island Austral Islands. From dxnews.com
FO/K7AR Raivavae Island Austral Islands. From dxnews.com
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TX6G Austral Is. Dxpedition last hours of operatio
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Austral Islands
Austral Islands
Published: 2016/08/09
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From RURUTU, Austral island
From RURUTU, Austral island
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Austral Islands
Austral Islands
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337AT/0 Austral islands as heard in north Mexico
337AT/0 Austral islands as heard in north Mexico
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TX5SPA AUSTRAL ISLANDS DX
TX5SPA AUSTRAL ISLANDS DX
Published: 2009/10/01
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TX5D   AUSTRAL ISLAND
TX5D AUSTRAL ISLAND
Published: 2013/11/22
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TX6G Austral Islands big signal 20m CW
TX6G Austral Islands big signal 20m CW
Published: 2014/03/22
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Longlining for Toothfish at Heard Island on Austral Leader II - Winter 2009
Longlining for Toothfish at Heard Island on Austral Leader II - Winter 2009
Published: 2012/09/07
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Reunion Island Travel Diary - #GoToReunion
Reunion Island Travel Diary - #GoToReunion
Published: 2015/12/19
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TX6G Austral Islands dxpedition on 30m CW
TX6G Austral Islands dxpedition on 30m CW
Published: 2014/03/20
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TX5T - Austral islands - 30m cw @iz8gnr (2017)
TX5T - Austral islands - 30m cw @iz8gnr (2017)
Published: 2017/02/22
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TX5D Austral Islands on 30m cw
TX5D Austral Islands on 30m cw
Published: 2013/10/13
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Hotels Austral Islands
Hotels Austral Islands
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TX6G  Austral Islands Tubuai
TX6G Austral Islands Tubuai
Published: 2014/03/22
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300 Ultra Maxima Clams Pacific East Aquaculture
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TX5D - Austral Islands - 30m CW in EI
TX5D - Austral Islands - 30m CW in EI
Published: 2013/10/11
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FROM ENGLISH TO FRENCH = Austral Islands
FROM ENGLISH TO FRENCH = Austral Islands
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TX5W Raivavae Island Austral Islands. From dxing.at-communication.com
TX5W Raivavae Island Austral Islands. From dxing.at-communication.com
Published: 2014/11/18
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TX6G, Austral Islands, on 14 MHz SSB
TX6G, Austral Islands, on 14 MHz SSB
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337 AUSTRAL ISLAND & 2AW014 TENNESSEE USA
337 AUSTRAL ISLAND & 2AW014 TENNESSEE USA
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TX6G -- Austral Islands  FO/A  de BX4AG
TX6G -- Austral Islands FO/A de BX4AG
Published: 2014/03/21
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TX6G, Austral Islands, on 14 MHz CW
TX6G, Austral Islands, on 14 MHz CW
Published: 2014/03/27
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337AT0 Oliver Austral Islands DX - 9-29-2013 - Triple Bazooka Dipole working great
337AT0 Oliver Austral Islands DX - 9-29-2013 - Triple Bazooka Dipole working great
Published: 2013/09/30
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337AT/0 OLIVIER_TUBUAI AUSTRAL ISLANDS PACIFIC SWL SHACK RADIO 14SD472
337AT/0 OLIVIER_TUBUAI AUSTRAL ISLANDS PACIFIC SWL SHACK RADIO 14SD472
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Gil Evrard presents 3DExperience Landing in Rurutu.m2t
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TX6G -- Austral Islands 20M de BX4AG
TX6G -- Austral Islands 20M de BX4AG
Published: 2014/03/28
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French Polynesia Australs islands
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FROM ENGLISH TO SPANISH = Austral Islands
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Tahiti Spearfishing
Tahiti Spearfishing
Published: 2015/08/28
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FROM ENGLISH TO FRENCH = Austral Islands
FROM ENGLISH TO FRENCH = Austral Islands
Published: 2011/10/15
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337AT/0 AUSTRAL ISLAND & 2AW014 TENNESSEE USA
337AT/0 AUSTRAL ISLAND & 2AW014 TENNESSEE USA
Published: 2013/09/24
Channel: Alpha Whiskey Tennessee
How to say Austral Islands in German?
How to say Austral Islands in German?
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Ura - Spirit of the Queen Part 1
Ura - Spirit of the Queen Part 1
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flag de austral islands
flag de austral islands
Published: 2013/12/29
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337AT / 0 - Austral Island - QSO 4SD110 Jony & 4SD145 Martín 24/09/2013
337AT / 0 - Austral Island - QSO 4SD110 Jony & 4SD145 Martín 24/09/2013
Published: 2013/09/24
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Emperor angelfish eating Luxurious breakfast steak jellyfish
Emperor angelfish eating Luxurious breakfast steak jellyfish
Published: 2016/06/26
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TX6G on 10m
TX6G on 10m
Published: 2014/04/01
Channel: Phil Humphries
Diving in Tahiti, by Tahiti Tourism
Diving in Tahiti, by Tahiti Tourism
Published: 2009/03/26
Channel: Tahiti Tourisme North America
TX6G Raivavae Island
TX6G Raivavae Island
Published: 2014/03/18
Channel: Alexander Teimurazov
Conférence Rahui Nui - Conseiller municipal de Rurutu
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Published: 2016/04/09
Channel: Protect Austral Islands
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Coordinates: 23°0′S 150°0′W / 23.000°S 150.000°W / -23.000; -150.000

Tuha'a Pae
Native name: Îles Australes
Flag of the Austral Islands.svg
French Polynesia-CIA WFB Map.png
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Archipelago Polynesia
Total islands 7
Major islands Tupua'i, Rūrutu, Ra'ivāvae, Rapa Iti
Area 148 km2 (57 sq mi)
Administration
France
Overseas collectivity French Polynesia
Largest settlement Rūrutu (pop. 2,322)
Demographics
Population 6,820[1] (2012)
Pop. density 43 /km2 (111 /sq mi)
Map of the Austral Islands

The Tuha'a Pae, or Austral Islands (error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)), are the southernmost group of islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South Pacific. Geographically, they consist of two separate archipelagos, namely in the northwest the Tupua'i islands (French: Îles Tubuaï) consisting of the Îles Maria, Rimatara, Rūrutu, Tupua'i Island proper and Ra'ivāvae, and in the southeast the Bass Islands (French: Îles basses) composed of the main island of Rapa Iti and the small Marotiri (also known as Bass Rocks or Îlots de Bass). Inhabitants of the islands are known for their pandanus fiber weaving skills.[2] The islands of Maria and Marotiri are not suitable for sustained habitation. Several of the islands have uninhabited islets or rocks off their coastlines. Austral Islands' population is about 6,300 on almost 150 km2 (58 sq mi). The capital of the Austral Islands administrative subdivision is Tupua'i.

Geography[edit]

The Tuha'a Pae or Austral Islands (error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) are the southernmost group of islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South Pacific. Geographically, the Austral Islands consist of two separate archipelagos. From northwest to southeast they are:

The islands of Maria and Marotiri are not suitable for sustained habitation. Several of the islands have uninhabited islets or rocks off their coastlines.

The chain is associated with the Macdonald hotspot. The only active volcano is the Macdonald seamount (40m depth).[3]

In administrative terms, the Austral Islands (including the Bass Islands) constitute an administrative subdivision, the Tuha'a Pae or Austral Islands (subdivision administrative des (Îles) Australes), one of French Polynesia's five administrative subdivisions (subdivision administratives). Geographically, the administrative subdivision of the Austral Islands is identical with the constituency of the Austral Islands (circonscription des Îles Australes), one of French Polynesia's six constituencies (circonscriptions électorales) for the Assembly of French Polynesia.

The capital of the Austral Islands administrative subdivision is Tupua'i.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Statistique de Polynésie Française (ISPF). "Recensement de la population 2012" (in French). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. ^ "Australs Resorts". Tahiti Travel Planners. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Gillespie, Rosemary G.; David A. Clague (2009). Encyclopedia of Islands. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. p. 342. ISBN 9780520256491. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 

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