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Whale Island, New Zealand
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Whale Island (or Motuhora) is a small island located off the Bay of Plenty coast of New Zealand's North Island. It is located 12 kilometres north of the town of Whakatane. A whaling station existed on the island during the 19th century.
A steeply sloping rock, it rises to 350 metres. A hot spring is located on the island.
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