What is the large group of islands in the Pacific Ocean comprising more than 1000 islands called?

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTION #4959

What is the large group of islands in the Pacific Ocean comprising more than 1000 islands called?

Polynesia

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Polynesia is a large group of islands, comprising 1000 islands in the Pacific Ocean. Polynesia has a triangular shape, where its corners are Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island. Other main island groups are Samoa, Tonga and French Polynesia. There are various theories as to how humans have spread all across the Pacific Ocean to Polynesia over the last 2-3000 years.

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