Plum, New Caledonia

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Plum is located in New Caledonia
Location in New Caledonia
Coordinates: 22°16′22″S 166°38′6″E / 22.27278°S 166.63500°E / -22.27278; 166.63500Coordinates: 22°16′22″S 166°38′6″E / 22.27278°S 166.63500°E / -22.27278; 166.63500
Country France
Overseas Territory New Caledonia
Commune Le Mont-Dore

Plum is a coastal village in the commune of Le Mont-Dore on the southwest coast of New Caledonia, just north of Pirogues Bay. The Plum River empties into the sea near the western part of the village and lucky Creek flows into the sea to the southeast.[1]Important chrome discoveries were made in the area in the late 19th century.[2]


  1. ^ Stevenson, Janelle (1998). Late Quaternary environmental change and the impact of Melanesian colonisation in New Caledonia. University of New South Wales. Retrieved 9 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1891). Journal of the Society of Arts. The Society. Retrieved 9 June 2011. 

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