Tenaru River

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Tenaru
Location
CountrySolomon Islands
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationGuadalcanal
Mouth 
 • location
Savo Sound
Discharge 
 • locationmouth

The Tenaru is the name of a river on the northern coast of Guadalcanal with a tributary at Ironbottom Sound (called Savo Sound prior to World War II). During World War II, it was the site for the Battle of the Tenaru River.

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Coordinates: 9°25′51.04″S 160°05′45.41″E / 9.4308444°S 160.0959472°E / -9.4308444; 160.0959472