Tokorua

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Coordinates: 23°10′S135°06′W / 23.17°S 135.1°W / -23.17; -135.1

Tokorua is an island of the Gambier Islands of French Polynesia. [1] The name means "companion, mate" (or two – as it does in Māori) in the local Mangareva language. [2]

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References

  1. Science Vol.21: "This part of the reef is called Tokorua."
  2. Edward Tregear, Royal Society of New Zealand (1899). A dictionary of Mangareva (or Gambier Islands). J. Mackay, Govt. Print. Off. p.  106.