Mangareva is the largest of the Gambier Islands, a small group situated within the Tuamotu Archipelago in the the eastern Pacific. The Islands were discovered by Captain Wilson of the "Duff" on 25 May 1797, and he named them after the British naval commander Admiral Lord Gambier.
"The Palindromes of Mangareva,"
Word Ways: Vol. 19
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol19/iss4/3