Ulu (island)

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Ulu
Ulu (Landsat).png
Ulu island, center left, in the Duke of York Islands group. NASA Landsat 7 image, 2000.
Ulu is located in Papua New Guinea
Ulu
Ulu
Geography
LocationMelanesia
Coordinates4°13′0″S 152°25′0″E / 4.21667°S 152.41667°E / -4.21667; 152.41667Coordinates: 4°13′0″S 152°25′0″E / 4.21667°S 152.41667°E / -4.21667; 152.41667
ArchipelagoSolomon Islands
Adjacent bodies of waterSolomon Sea
Highest elevation1 m (3 ft)
Administration
Papua New Guinea
ProvinceEast New Britain Province
Capital cityPort Moresby
Largest settlementPort Moresby
Prime MinisterPeter O'Neill

Ulu Island is the second largest island in the Duke of York island group. It is situated between Duke of York Island and Kabakon and Kerawara islands.[1]

The island is on Papua New Guinea Time (PGT).[2] This works out as UTC/GMT +10:00 hours. They do not observe Daylight saving time.

The word Ulu means breadfruit.[3]

Other Names[edit]

Ulu is also known as Mauke Island or Pig Island

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ulu Island". Mapcarta. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Current Time In Ulu Island, Papua New Guinea - WorldTime.io". worldtime.io. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Ulu Island, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea - Satellite View and Map". satelliteview.co. Retrieved 18 August 2015.