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Tetepare

Tetepare, tā´təpä˝rā [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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