Laing Island is a small island offshore from Hansa Bay off the north coast New Guinea.
During 1943-1944, this island was used to shelter and hide Japanese barges. A docking area and facilities were built on the island by the Japanese.
Laing Island is a Belgian funded marine research
center founded in approximately 1980 that operated for approximately 20 years until abandoned sometime after 2000.
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January 11, 2018