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    Yapen Strait (Japen Strait) Yapen Islands Regency | Papua Province (Irian Jaya) Indonesia
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Yapen Strait is located between Yapen Island (Japen Island), the north coast of New Guinea and the southern coast of Biak Island. Also known as Japen Strait. Prewar and during the Pacific War, located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today, spans Yapen Island Regency and Biak Numfor Regency in Papua Province (Provinsi Papua) in Indonesia.

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January 28, 2020

 

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