Salawati Island is part of the Raja Ampat Islands, separated from New Guinea by the Sele Strait (Galowa Strait, Revenges Strait) and separated from Batanta Island
by the Pitt Strait (Sagewin Strait). To the northeast is Jefman Island. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today, located in the Raja Ampat Regency in West Papua Province (West Irian Jaya) of Indonesia.
Samate (Semate, Kampoeng Samate)
Lat 0° 58' 0S Long 131° 4' 0E
Samate is located at the northeastern tip of Salawati Island.
Pub. 164 Sailing Direction (Enroute) New Guinea page 112-113
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October 23, 2019