Lake Tiroto

Lake Tiroto
Lake Tiroto on Atiu Island
Lake Tiroto on Atiu Island
Location of Lake Tiroto in the Cook Islands.
Location of Lake Tiroto in the Cook Islands.
Lake Tiroto
LocationAtiu Island
Coordinates20°00′35″S 158°07′26″W / 20.0096°S 158.1238°W / -20.0096; -158.1238Coordinates: 20°00′35″S 158°07′26″W / 20.0096°S 158.1238°W / -20.0096; -158.1238
Basin countriesCook Islands

Lake Tiroto is a lake on the island of Atiu in the Cook Islands. According to legend, the eel Rauou dug the lake before travelling to Mitiaro to dig lakes there.[1] The lake is connected to the sea by a tunnel under the makatea.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ David Stanley (1989). South Pacific Handbook 4th edition. Chico, California: Moon Publications. p. 288. ISBN 0-918373-29-8.
  2. ^ "Attractions: Caves". Atiu Islands. 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2020.


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