Matanikau River

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Matanikau
River
GuadPatrol.jpg
A U.S. Marine patrol crosses the Matanikau River on Guadalcanal in September 1942
Country Solomon Islands
Source
 - location Guadalcanal
Mouth
 - location Savo Sound

The Matanikau River of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, is located in the northwest part of the island. During the World War II Guadalcanal campaign, several significant engagements occurred between United States and Japanese forces near the river.

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Coordinates: 9°26′5″S 159°58′1″E / 9.43472°S 159.96694°E / -9.43472; 159.96694