Arawe (also known as Arawee, Merkus and Cape Merkus) is located on the south coast of New Britain about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from Cape Gloucester. A small harbour known as Arawe harbour provides an anchorage. The Battle of Arawe was fought for control of the region during World War II.
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