Calvados Chain

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Calvados Chain
Calvados Chain (Landsat).JPG
Geography
Coordinates 11°09′S 152°48′E / 11.150°S 152.800°E / -11.150; 152.800Coordinates: 11°09′S 152°48′E / 11.150°S 152.800°E / -11.150; 152.800
Archipelago Louisiade Archipelago
Adjacent bodies of water Solomon Sea
Total islands 45
Major islands Pana Wina, Motorina, Bagaman, Hemenahei
Area 31.19 sq mi (80.8 km2)
Country
Province Milne Bay
Demographics
Population 1902 (as of 2000)

The Calvados Chain is a group of islands of Papua New Guinea within the Louisiade Archipelago.

The eastern edge of the chain lies to the northwest of Vanatinai (formerly Sudest) Island.[1] Primary islands in the chain include Pana Vara Vara, Pana Rai Rai, Utian Panarora, Pana Udu Udi, Gulewa, Motorina, Ululina, Venariwa, Bonna Wan, Bagaman, Bobo Eina, Pana Numara, Yaruman, Panangaribu, Panantanian, Pana Krusima, Kuwanak, Gigila, Pana Wina (the largest island in the chain), and Hemenhei.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Kula: New Perspectives on Massim Exchange, pp. 469-70 (1983)
  2. ^ Calvados Chain, oceandots.com (1999)(archive.com)