The Mascarene Islands are a group of three larger volcanic islands named Reunion Island, Mauritius Island, and Rodriques Island as well as a number of smaller volcanic remnants. They all are situated in the Western Indian Ocean, 400-500 miles northeast from southern Madagascar.
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