Vatoa

Turtle IslandVatoa Island
Vatoa (pronounced ) (known as Turtle Island after Cook's visit) is an outlier of Fiji's Lau Group.wikipedia
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Lau Islands

LauLau GroupLau Archipelago
Vatoa (pronounced ) (known as Turtle Island after Cook's visit) is an outlier of Fiji's Lau Group.
The British explorer James Cook reached Vatoa in 1774.

Fiji

Fiji IslandsRepublic of FijiFijian
Vatoa (pronounced ) (known as Turtle Island after Cook's visit) is an outlier of Fiji's Lau Group.

James Cook

Captain CookCaptain James CookCook
Vatoa was the only island of present-day Fiji visited by James Cook.

Trade winds

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Vatoa has varied rainfall and is usually cool because of trade winds.

Metres above sea level

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The island has an area of 4.45 km2 and rises to more than 50 m above sea level.

Limestone

limestonescalcareouslime
It is composed wholly of limestone (Koroqara Limestone, Tokalau Limestone Group), probably Late Miocene in age.

Miocene

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It is composed wholly of limestone (Koroqara Limestone, Tokalau Limestone Group), probably Late Miocene in age.

USS Grebe (AM-43)

GrebeUSS ''Grebe'' (AT-134)1943: USS Grebe, Minesweeper, Vuata Vatoa
1943: USS Grebe, Minesweeper, Vuata Vatoa

List of shipwrecks in 1962

1962: Ragna Ringdal, Cargo ship, VatoaMV ''Ashanti Palm
1962: Ragna Ringdal, Cargo ship, Vatoa

Cyclone Gita

GitaGita, 2018
Outlying islands in the Fijian Lau Islands were significantly affected, particularly Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa.

List of islands of Fiji

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Tonquin (1807)

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On 10 December, Tonquin passed Vatoa and landed at Vanua Levu the following day.

Helcogramma cerasina

This species is found in the western Pacific Ocean where it has been recorded from Tonga and Vatoa in southern Fiji.

Extreme points of the Commonwealth of Nations

Including only territories that are themselves directly members of the Commonwealth, the westernmost point would be on Vatoa, Fiji, at 178°15'W.

Cyclone Ula

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Two homes were destroyed on Vatoa.

Ono-i-Lau

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It has a maximum elevation of 113 m. It is 90 km south-southwest of Vatoa, the nearest largish island; the only land further south in the Lau Group is in the two small Tuvana islands of coral limestone and sand.

Common starling

European starlingstarlingSturnus vulgaris
The common starling appears to have arrived in Fiji in 1925 on Ono-i-lau and Vatoa islands.

Index of Fiji-related articles

Vadala (ship) - Vaileka - Ratu Nemia Vunimakadre VAINITOBA - Apolonia VAIVAI - Saimoni VAKA - Marika VAKACEGU - Savuto VAKADEWAVOSA - Ratu Rakuita VAKALALABURE - Ratu Tevita VAKALALABURE - Niko VAKARARAWA - Osea VAKATALESAU - Etuate VAKATAWA - Virimi VAKATAWA - Tomasi VAKATORA - Ratu Kinijioji VAKAWALETABUA - Samu VALELALA - Amasio VALENCE - Manasa VANIQI - Vanua - Vanua Balavu - Vanuabalavu Airport - Vanua Levu - Vanua Levu Group - Vanua Levu mine - Vanua Tako Lavo Party - Rupeni VAREA - Vatanitawake - Vatoa - Jioji VATUBUA - Waisale WATUBUA - Vatukoula - Vatukoula F.C. - Vatukoula mine - Vatulele - Vaturova River - Vatu Vara - Waisale VATUVOKA - Vatuwaqa River - John Henry VAUGHAN - Bulou Elenoa Misikini VAVAITAMANA - Lekh Ram VAYESHNOI - Veeru Waah Bhaai Waah - George VEIKOSO - Viliame VEIKOSO - Veinuqa River - Joeli VEITAYAKI - Veitokani ni Lewenivanua Vakarisito (Christian Democratic Alliance) - Veisari River - Niko VEREKAUTA - Hikmat Singh VERMA - Versicolored monarch - Vicariate Apostolic of Fiji - Vice-President of Fiji - Joeli VIDIRI - Savu VILIAME - Violence against women in Fiji - Pedro VIRGIL - Viria Sugar Mill - Samisoni VIRIVIRI - Virawa (ship) - Visa policy of Fiji - Visa requirements for Fijian citizens - Ratu Tanoa VISAWAQA - Viseisei - Vishal Sangh - Lolagi VISINIA - Visoto - Viti FM - Viti Levu - Viti Levu giant pigeon - Viti Levu Group - Viti Levu rail - Vitogo River - Vitu - Jesoni VITUSAGAVULU - Viwa Island - Vodafone Arena (Fiji) - Vodafone M.I.C - Vodafone Ratu Cakobau Park - Apenisa Tuta VODO - Vola ni Kawa Bula - Volcanoes in Fiji, list of - Voma, Mount - Anatole VON HÜGEL - Ilisoni VONOMATEIRATU - Vorovoro - Josefa VOSANIBOLA - Manoa VOSAWAI - Voting system of Fiji - Watisoni VOTU - Vuaqava - Emosi VUCAGO - Vuda Point - Vuda River - VUETASAU - Josefa VUETI - Tomasi VUETILOVONI - Tevita VUIBAU - Adi Lagamu VUIYASAWA - VUKINAVANUA - Mika VUKONA - Josateki VULA - Samuela VULA - Laisa VULAKORO - Albert VULIVULI - Finau VULIVULI - Eloni VUNAKECE - Marika VUNIBAKA - Vunibelebele River - Berenado VUNIBOBO - Vunidawa River - Vunikavikaloa - Samuela VUNISA - Vunisea Airport - Vunivalu of Bau - Vunivia River - Atunasia VUNIVIALU - Mereseini VUNIWAQA - Vuniyaro River - Peceli VUNIYAYAWA - Isikeli VURUNA