Raiatea is the largest of the Lewards Islands and covers an area of appr 176 square kilometres. Raiatea is volcanic and mountainous, culminating in peaks above 1'000 metres. Highest point is Tefatoaiti (1'017 meters.
Great Britain 2018, Boathouse and canoes on Raiatea Island, Society Islands.
The stamp was issued in the series "Captain Cook and the Endeavour Voyage