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Black Pearls of the Dangerous Archipelago

May 15th 2008
"And the lone seaman all the night Sails astonished among stars." - Emerson The Tuamotu Atolls of French Polynesia The Dangerous Archipelago The green glow from the radar casts sinister shadows on our faces. The atoll comes into view on the screen; a thin ring flashing on the console is our only warning of the danger that lies ahead. Ten miles away in the pit ... read more
Oceania » French Polynesia » Manihi

French Polynesian Flag The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were suspended in January ... ... read more
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