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    Yavik (Yauik, Yarin) Kairiru Island | East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
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Justin Taylan 2003

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Justin Taylan 2003

Location
Lat 3° 22' 0S Long 143° 37' 0E  Located on the southeastern tip of Kairiru Island, surrounded by high cliffs. Also known as "Yauik" or "Yarin".

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese Navy for the duration of the war. The Japanese emplaced two 140mm naval guns at this location in concrete pits.

140mm Naval Gun No.1
Overlooks the southern channel between Muschu and Kairiru Island

140mm Naval Gun No.2
Overlooks the southern channel and open sea to the east of Kairiru Island

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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