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Tetepare

Tetepare, (tāˈtəpäˌrā) [key], raised coral island 46 sq mi (118 sq km), S Western prov., Solomon Islands, SW Pacific, separated from New Georgia by the Blanche Channel. It is the largest uninhabited island in the South Pacific; settlements there were abandoned in the 1800s. Most of the island is now protected.

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