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Low Archipelago

Tuamotu Archipelago

[too-uh-moh-too] /ˌtu əˈmoʊ tu/
a group of French islands in the S Pacific. 332 sq. mi. (860 sq. km).
Also called Low Archipelago, Paumotu Archipelago. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Soon he comes to a swarm of insignificant islands called the Low Archipelago.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • This is one of the lagoon-islands (or atolls) of coral formation similar to those in the Low Archipelago which we passed near.

British Dictionary definitions for Low Archipelago

Low Archipelago

another name for the Tuamotu Archipelago

Tuamotu Archipelago

a group of about 80 coral islands in the S Pacific, in French Polynesia. Pop: 15 973 (2002; including the Gambier Islands). Area: 860 sq km (332 sq miles) Also called Low Archipelago, Paumotu Archipelago
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