Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-10344
The 1.5-km-wide, steep-sided island of Meheti’a, seen here from the south, is the youngest and SE-most of the Society Islands. Wave erosion has exposed older lava flows, leaving steep cliffs that overlie coral reefs.
Photo by Jacky Vedraine (http://www.polynesiepassion.net).
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