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Saturday, March 27, 2004

Palau, Relief and drainage

All but six of Palau's islands lie within an expansive lagoon, enclosed by the barrier reef, that stretches northeast to southwest for almost 70 miles (113 km). Babelthuap, the largest island (153 square miles [396 square km]), is volcanic, mainly andesite, and is bounded by thick mangrove forests broken occasionally by sandy beaches on the east coast. Its highest point, Rois Ngerekelehuus,

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