Fangataufa is a small, low, narrow, coral atoll in the eastern side of the Tuamotu Archipelago. It was formerly known as Cockburn Island. Along with its neighboring atoll, , it has been the site of approximately 200 nuclear bomb tests.
-22.2391° or 22° 14' 20.8" south
-138.7471° or 138° 44' 49.6" west
Open­Street­Map ID
way 138626521
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Azerbaijani: Fanqataufa
  • Basque: Fangataufa
  • Breton: Fangataufa
  • Bulgarian: Фангатауфа
  • Catalan: Fangataufa
  • Cebuano: Atoll Fangataufa
  • Chinese: 方加陶法环礁
  • Czech: Fangataufa
  • Dutch: Fangataufa
  • Finnish: Fangataufa
  • French: Fangataufa
  • Galician: Atol Fangataufa
  • German: Fangataufa
  • Hebrew: פנגטאופה
  • Italian: Fangataufa
  • Japanese: ファンガタウファ環礁
  • Lithuanian: Fangataufa
  • Norwegian: Fangataufa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Fangataufa
  • Polish: Fangataufa
  • Portuguese: Fangataufa
  • Russian: Фангатауфа
  • Slovak: Fangataufa
  • Spanish: Fangataufa
  • Swahili: Fangataufa
  • Tahitian: Fangataufa
  • Ukrainian: Фангатауфа
  • Western Mari: Фангатауфа
  • Ahunui
  • Atoll Fagataufa
  • Cockburn Island
  • Fagataufa
  • Fangatau
  • Fangataufa Island
  • Île Cockburn

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  • Locality, French Polynesia

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