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The Florida Island Group (Florida Islands) is located in Central Province in the Solomon Islands. The Florida Island Group (Florida Islands) includes from northwest to southeast: Buena Vista Island, Olevuga Island, Sandfly Passage, Florida Island (Nggela Sule, Big Gela), Tulagi Island, Nggela Pile (Small Gela) and Mandoliana Island. To the south is Iron Bottom Sound and Guadalcanal. To the west is Indispensable Strait and Malaita Island. During the Pacific War, the Florida Islands were code named "Ringbolt" by the Americans.

Florida Island Group (Florida Islands)
Florida Island (Nggela Sule, Big Gela)  largest island in the Florida Island Group (Florida Islands).
Buena Vista Island  located to the northwest of Florida Island.
Hanesavo Island   located to the northwest of Florida Island.
Olevuga Island  located to the northwest of Florida Island.
Sandfly Passage  located between Olevuga Island and Florida Island.
Purvis Bay (Tokio Bay)  borders the southern coast of Florida Island.
Carter City (Mbolo, Bolo)  located on a peninsula on southern coast of Florida Island.
Nggela Pile (Small Gela)  located to the southeast of Florida Island.
Makambo (Macambo)  small island off Tulagi developed into PT Boat base.
Gavutu Island (Ghavutu, Gabutsu)  located in Gavutu Harbor connected by causeway to Tanambogo
Tanambogo Island (Tanombago)  located in Gavutu Harbor connected by causeway to Gavutu.
Palm Island (Gaomi)  small island to the northeast of Tanambogo in in Gavutu Harbor.
Gavutu Harbor  borders Gavutu, Tanambogo, Palm and Florida Island (Nggela Sule).
Tulagi Island  located to the south of Florida Island prewar colonial headquarters.
Tulagi Harbor (Tulagi Anchorage, Tulagi Roads)  located between Tulagi Island and Florida Island.

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June 15, 2019

 

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