Tassafaronga Point

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Chart of Ironbottom Sound and surrounding waters and islands, showing locations of ship sinkings.

Tassafaronga Point (9°22′S 159°52′E / 9.367°S 159.867°E / -9.367; 159.867Coordinates: 9°22′S 159°52′E / 9.367°S 159.867°E / -9.367; 159.867) is a point on the north shore of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. The Battle of Tassafaronga, one of several naval engagements fought in the waters north of the island during the World War II Guadalcanal Campaign, took its name from this point.