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Maping of northern Maré
At the beginning of the 19th century, the explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville was tasked with recognizing the southernmost islands of the Loyalty archipelago discovered by Lapérouse. In June 1827, he sailed along the north coast of Maré aboard the Astrolabe and recognized Cap Roussin (Dua i Rekabeco) and the cliffs of the northwest (North Bay) of the island which he identified as a limestone formation, probably madreporic. He reported the profile of the northern coasts of the island on which appeared a shortened Cap Roussin.
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