Latitude and longitude of Makatea
Makatea, or Mangaia-te-vai-tamae, is a raised coral atoll in the northwestern part of the Tuamotus, which is a part of the French overseas collectivity of French Polynesia. It is located 79 km southwest from Rangiroa to the west of the Palliser group, which also is in French Polynesia. Makatea is surrounded by spectacular cliffs, rising to a plateau 80 m above sea level. This island is 7.5 km long, with a maximum width of 7 km in the south. It is 24 km² in area.
Latitude: -15° 50' 59.99" S
Longitude: -148° 14' 60.00" W