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    Aore Island Sanma Province Vanuatu (Republic of Vanuatu, New Hebrides)
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Jean Claude Tranape 2001

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Jean Claude Tranape 2001

Location
Lat 15° 34' 60S Long 167° 10' 0E  Aore Island is located in Sanma Province in Vanuatu (Republic of Vanuatu, New Hebrides). Borders the Segond Channel to the northwest and Espiritu Santo and Luganville are located three kilometers to the north. To the east is Bokissa Island and Tutuba Island and to the south is Malo Island (Mallo).

American Bunkers
Many American bunkers at the limite of the jungle. In some of these bunkers, you can find all kinds of material left by the U.S. Army: pipes, olds outboard engine for boat, very big ropes, etc. The empty bunkers are still use by the natives in case of hurricane where they can find a very good shelter. In other time, only hundred of bats were lived inside. The natives said that more 40 bunkers of different sizes can be seen in the island.

SBD Dauntless
Crashed on Aore Island

 

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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