Pana Wina Island

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Panawina Island
Nickname: Kaluma Island
Calvados Chain (Landsat).JPG
Satellite image
Panawina Island is located in Papua New Guinea
Panawina Island
Panawina Island
Geography
Location Oceania
Coordinates 11°10′S 153°00′E / 11.167°S 153.000°E / -11.167; 153.000Coordinates: 11°10′S 153°00′E / 11.167°S 153.000°E / -11.167; 153.000[1]
Archipelago Louisiade Archipelago
Adjacent bodies of water Solomon Sea
Total islands 1
Major islands
  • Panawina
Area 30.55 km2 (11.80 sq mi)
Highest elevation 288 m (945 ft)
Highest point Mount Kaluma
Administration
Province  Milne Bay
District Samarai-Murua District
LLG [2] Louisiade Rural LLG
Island Group Calvados Chain
Largest settlement Bomalou (pop. 300)
Demographics
Population 456 (2014)
Pop. density 15 /km2 (39 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Papauans, Austronesians, Melanesians.
Additional information
Time zone
ISO code PG-MBA
Official website www.ncdc.gov.pg

Pana Wina Island is an island of Papua New Guinea. It is part of the Calvados Chain, a grouping of islands within the Louisiade Archipelago. Pana Wina is the largest island in the Calvados Chain, and lies near the eastern end of the chain, just west of Hemenahei Island.[3] The very small Yakimoan Island lies just west of Pana Wina. The capital village of the Calvados Chain, where the ward's school is located, Bomalou, with a population of just over 300, lies on the western shore of the island.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2004 New Guinea Enroute, p. 168
  2. ^ LLG map
  3. ^ Calvados Chain, oceandots.com (1999)(archive.com)