Tekao is the highest peak on the island of Nuku Hiva
Nuku Hiva
Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. It was formerly also known as Île Marchand and Madison Island....

, in the Marquesas Islands
Marquesas Islands
The Marquesas Islands enana and Te Fenua `Enata , both meaning "The Land of Men") are a group of volcanic islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southern Pacific Ocean. The Marquesas are located at 9° 00S, 139° 30W...

. It is located in the northwest corner of the island, along the border of the Tōvi‘i
Tovi‘i is a high plateau in western Nuku Hiva IN French Polynesia, located in the traditional province of Te I‘i. The primary vegetation of the plateau is tall grasses....

 plateau, in the traditional province of Te I‘i
Te I'i
Te I‘i is a traditional province of Nuku Hiva, in the Marquesas Islands. The province covers slightly more than the western two-thirds of the island...


It rises to an elevation of 1,224 m (4,016 ft.) above sea level.
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