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    Palawan Island Palawan Province Philippines

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Palawan Island is located in Palawan Province in the Philippines. The island is 275 miles in length and is the fifth largest island in the Philippines and located farthest to the west. To the northeast approximately 364 miles away is Manila on Luzon. Borders the Sulu Sea to the east and the South China Sea to the west. To the northeast is the Calamian Island Group (Calamianes) and further to the northeast is Mindoro Island. To the southwest is Borneo.

Puerto Princesa
Located roughly in the middle of Palawan's east coast, bordering Puerto Princesa Bay.

USS Robalo SS-273
July 26, 1944 sank two miles off the west coast of Palawan Island

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Last Updated
September 10, 2018

 

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