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    Biak Numfor Regency Papua Province Indonesia

Location
Biak Numfor Regency is located in Papua Province (Provinsi Papua) in Indonesia. Formally, part of Irian Jaya and prior to that Dutch New Guinea. Includes Biak Island and Noemfoor Island (Numfor).

Biak Numfor Regency
Schouten Island Group (Schouten Archipelago)  located in Geelvink Bay includes Biak, Yapen, Noemfoor
Biak Island  located north of New Guinea, liberated by U. S. Army developed into an airfield and base area
Bosnik (Bosnek, Soriari)  located on the southern coast of Biak, initial U. S. Army landing on May 27, 1944
Japanese Cave on Biak (Goa Jepang, Gojep)  natural cave located on southern Biak Island
Borokoe (Boroekoe, Borokoe)  located on the southern coast of Biak includes Borokoe Airfield (Borokoe Drome)
Sorido (Sorrido, Insirom, Insrom)  located on the southern coast of Biak includes Sorido Airfield
Mokmer  located on the southern coast of Biak includes Mokmer Airfield (Frans Kaisiepo)
Owi Island  located north of New Guinea, liberated by U. S. Army and developed into Owi Airfield
Noemfoor Island (Noemfoer Noemfor, Numfor)  north of New Guinea liberated and developed into airfields
Kamiri (Kamirt, Kamiri)  located on the northwest coast of Noemfoor Island including Kamiri Airfield
Kornasoren  located on the northern coast of Noemfoor Island including Kornasoren Airfield (Yebrurro)
Namber  located on the western coast of Noemfoor Island including Namber Airfield
Bani Point  located on Noemfoor Island
Mios Woendi  atoll ten miles south of Biak, PT Boat base
Geelvink Bay (Cenderawasih Bay)  large bay between New Guinea and Biak Island
Padaidori Island Group  located to the southeast of Biak Island
Nusi Island  part of the Padaidori Island Group

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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