Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The island, located about 230 kilometres (143 miles) northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the centre of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the highest point at 727 metres (2,385 feet). Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous…
The Pacific black duck (Anas superciliosa) is a dabbling duck found in much of Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and many islands in the southwestern Pacific, reaching to the Caroline Islands in the north and French Polynesia in the east. It is usually called the grey duck in New Zealand, where it is also known by its Maori name, pārera.
Easter Island is one of the most remote, inhabited islands in the world, located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, more than 2,000 miles off the coast of South America. The island is famous for it these giant stone heads (called "moai"), carved by the indigenous Rapa Nui people more than 500 years ago.
The Laysan Duck came within a breath of extinction in the 1930s, when there were only one male, and three females left in the wild. This specie's true vulnerability lies in the fact that it lives on only one isolated island in the Pacific - Laysan Island. Recently, a program has begun to introduce this duck to Midway Island. Along with some luck and lots of help the Laysan duck now numbers about 10,000 birds.
Where is Bora Bora? - They call this island "The Pearl Of The Pacific" and it's located in French Polynesia. It's also part of an island chain called the Society Islands. Bora Bora is located about 160 miles northwest of Tahiti and approximately 2,600 miles south of Hawaii. The island was discovered in 1722 by James Cook.