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Island, Bora-Bora: 25 reviews and 26 photos

by Helga67

Bora Bora was formed by volcanic eruptions some three to four million years ago. It is one of the oldest islands of the Leeward Islands.

The sharp cliffs of basaltic rock form the central mountain chain that runs through the main island of Bora Bora.

Mount Otemanu (727 m/2,384 feet), Mount Pahia (661 m/2,168 feet), and Mount Hue (619 m/2,030 feet) are the most spectacular chimney peaks of the crater that once spewed molten lava.

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  • Updated Jun 3, 2004
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