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In most cases, the land area of an atoll is very small in comparison to the total area. Lifou (land area 1146 km²) is the largest raised coral atoll of the world.



Lifou is a commune in the Loyalty Islands Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. It is situataed about 190 klms east of the New Caledonian mainland. It is the largest of the Loyalty Islands and is also the most heavily populated.

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What are atolls?

Atoll . An atoll is a type of coral reef, shaped like a ring, that surrounds a lagoon. .

What is an atoll?

An island of coral that encircles a lagoon partly or completely.

What is Atole?

According to the Food Lover's Companion, atole (which is pronounced ah-TOH-leh) is "a very thick beverage that's popular in Mexico http://www.answers.com/topic/mexico-country-

Where are atolls?

  Small clusters of islands, generally they have little elevation above sea-level.

Is Samoa an atoll?

No it is not. An atoll is largely made up of coral reef and is generally flat land (Tokelau is an atoll) Samoa has mountains and is not flat.

How is a atoll made?

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