Bagaman Island

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Bagaman Island
Nickname: Stanton Island
Calvados Chain (Landsat).JPG
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Bagaman Island is located in Papua New Guinea
Bagaman Island
Bagaman Island
Coordinates11°08′S 152°41′E / 11.133°S 152.683°E / -11.133; 152.683Coordinates: 11°08′S 152°41′E / 11.133°S 152.683°E / -11.133; 152.683[1]
ArchipelagoLouisiade Archipelago
Adjacent bodies of waterSolomon Sea
Total islands1
Major islands
  • Bagaman
Area7.45 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Highest elevation220 m (720 ft)
Highest pointMount Bagaman
Province Milne Bay
DistrictSamarai-Murua District
LLG [2]Louisiade Rural LLG
Island GroupCalvados Chain
Largest settlementBagaman (pop. 100)
Population264 (2014)
Ethnic groupsPapauans, Austronesians, Melanesians.
Additional information
Time zone

Bagaman Island is an island of Papua New Guinea, part of the Calvados Chain within the Louisiade Archipelago.[3] Misima language is the native language on the island.[4]


  1. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2004 New Guinea Enroute, p. 168
  2. ^ "LLG map" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-08-11. Retrieved 2016-03-11.
  3. ^ May, Patricia & Margaret Tuckson. The Traditional Pottery of Papua New Guinea, p. 92 (Revised ed. 2000)
  4. ^ Women in Fisheries: Information Bulletin, Volumes 13-15, p. 14 (2003)