Southern Polynesia

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMont Orohena (2241 m/7352 ft)
CountriesFrench Polynesia (70%), Tonga (16%), Niue (8%), Cook Islands (4%), Pitcairn Island (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area3,192 sq km / 1,232 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent5,938 km / 3,690 mi North-South
6,286 km / 3,906 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long17° 41' S; 149° 23' W
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Map of Southern Polynesia
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Southern Polynesia.
PolynesiaLevel 2 (Parent)
         HawaiiLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central PolynesiaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         SamoaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southern PolynesiaLevel 3

Major Peaks of the Southern Polynesia

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mont Orohena22417352 
2.Mont Aorai20666778 
3.Mont Roniu13324370 
4.Mont Meirenui13064285 
5.Mont Temetiu12764186 
7.Mont Tohiea12073960 
10.Mont Toomaru10173337 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Southern Polynesia

Mont Aorai
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map at trailhead (2019-05-12). Photo by Ted Ehrlich.
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Pawala Valley Ridge
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One of the most isolated peaks in the world. (2018-08-31). Photo by Morgan Batt.
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