To'ovi'i

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Tōviʼi (or Toʼoviʼi) is a high plateau in western Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia, located in the traditional province of Te Iʼi. The primary vegetation of the plateau is tall grasses.

Sediment cores from the plateau have been used to study Polynesia's paleoclimate. [1]

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References

  1. Allen, Melinda S.; Butler, Kevin; Flenley, John Roger; Horrocks, Mark (2011). "New pollen, sedimentary, and radiocarbon records from the Marquesas Islands, East Polynesia: Implications for archaeological and palaeoclimate studies". The Holocene. 21 (3): 473–484. doi:10.1177/0959683610385726.

Coordinates: 8°51′23.67″S140°8′43.61″W / 8.8565750°S 140.1454472°W / -8.8565750; -140.1454472