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Pacific Dawn in Rabaul  
   

Pacific Dawn in Rabaul

Photo taken from the memorial look out.
Rubaul - Where beauty and danger cohabit

October 12th 2015
This region of PNG borders on the Solomon Sea and while dotted with beautiful Islands, also has really deep troughs. We sailed over the Triobriand Trough which is 8000 meters deep on our overnight journey from Kitava to Rabaul, a distance of a little under 300 nautical miles. Did we notice the trough? Nope! Finally we turned and sailed down into Rabaul Harbour. The early morning skies had been qu ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea » East New Britain » Rabaul

Papua New Guinean Flag The eastern half of the island of New Guinea - second largest in the world - was divided between Germany (north) and the UK (south) in 1885. The latter area was transferred to Australia in 1902, which occupied the northern portion during World War I ... ... read more
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