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    Central Province  Solomon Islands

Location
Central Province is located in the center of the Solomon Islands. Central Province encompasses the Florida Island Group, Russell Island Group and Savo Island. Borders Iron Bottom Sound and Guadalcanal Province to the south and Malaita Province to the east, Santa Isabel Province (Isabel Province) to the north and Western Province to the northwest.

Central Province included Rennell and Bellona Province until it became a separate province in 1993.

 Naval battles during Guadalcanal campaign
Tulagi
 Island
 Island north of Guadalcanal, Seaplane base
 Located on the northeastern coast, PT-Boat Base
 Located at the center of Tulagi Island
 Located at the southeast of Tulagi Island
 Located to the northeast of Tulagi
Florida
 Island Group
 Located to the northwest of Florida Island
Sandfly Passage
 Located between Olevuga Island and Florida Island
 Largest island in the Florida Island Group
 Bay located on the south central coast of Florida Island
 US Navy base on peninsula on southern Florida
 Large island to the southeast
  Small island off Tulagi developed into PT Boat base
 Liberated by USMC 1st Paratroopers
 Small island connected via causeway to Gavutu
 Small island to the northeast of Tanambogo
 between Gavutu, Tanambogo, Palm and Florida Island (Nggela Sule)
 located to the northwest of Florida Island (Nggela Sule)
 located to the northwest of Florida Island (Nggela Sule)
Savo
 Island
Circular island to the north of Guadalcanal
 Island Group
 Island to the NW of Guadalcanal with airstrip
 Island to the north of Pavuvu
 Island east of Pavuvu with airstrips
 Small island to the NW of Guadalcanal
Rennell
 Island Group
 located to the south of Guadalcanal
 located to the south of Guadalcanal, to the southwest is Rennell Island
Located to the south of Rennel, 'Torpedo Alley'

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Last Updated
July 10, 2017

 

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