Sanma Province is located in the northern center of Vanuatu (Republic of Vanuatu, New Hebrides). The province name is derived from the first letters of the two main islands: "San" for Santo (Espiritu Santo) and "Ma" for Malo. The provincial capital is Lunganville on the southeast corner of Santo (Espiritu Santo).
Espiritu Santo Island (Santo)
Small island east of Espiritu Santo (Santo) includes Lunganville (Santo).
SS President Coolidge shipwreck, Million
Borders Segond Channel off Lunganville on Espiritu Santo
Located to the southeast of Espiritu Santo Island
Matte Vulu Island
Small island off the eastern edge of Espiritu Santo near Vaucluse Passange and Turtle Bay.
Mavia Island (Mafia)
Small island east of Espiritu Santo (Santo). During the Pacific War, known to Americans as "Mafia Island". Borders Undine Passage to the south.
Aesi Island (Aessi)
Small island east of Espiritu Santo (Santo). At the southern end is Urene Point. Borders Undine Passage and Mavia Island (Mafia) to the north.
Small island bordering Palikulo Bay to the west and Lunganville (Santo) to the south.
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February 4, 2018