Olevugha Destination Guide
Discover Olevugha in Solomon Islands!
Olevugha in the region of Solomon Islands (general) is a place located in Solomon Islands - some 31 mi (or 50 km) North of Honiara, the country's capital.
Local time in Olevugha is now 08:53 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Guadalcanal" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tumulighohu, Tumbila, Tulaghi, Siro, Rove or A'ama. When in this area, you might want to check out Togha, Ravu Sondu Ulu, Ravu Sondu Kosi, Olevugha, New Mala and Haroro as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Kanawishi H6K Mavis flying boat
The wreck of a Japanese Kanawishi H6K "Mavis" flying boat sunk in World War 2 by American planes at Tanambogo Island (near Ghavutu Island), Tulaghi, Solomon Islands. This is one of about 11 such plane...
Swim with Dolphins Paradise on Sun Xpres...
Explore the wonders of the Florida Islands in Solomon Islands aboard the Sun Xpress Sea Safari. Visit blue lagoons and green forests and end the day swimming with dolphins. What Are You Waiting For?!
The wreck of the USS Kanawha at Tulagi, Solomon Islands
A short video on the wreck of HMNZS Moa which was sunk on 7 April 1943 during World War II by Japanese planes at Tulagi, Solomon Islands
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Interesting facts about this location
USS Quincy (CA-39)
USS Quincy (CA-39) was a United States Navy New Orleans-class heavy cruiser sunk at the Battle of Savo Island in 1942. Quincy, the second ship to carry the name, was laid down by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company, Quincy, Massachusetts on 15 November 1933, launched on 19 June 1935, sponsored by Mrs. Henry S. Morgan, and commissioned at Boston on 9 June 1936, Captain William Faulkner Amsden in command.
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tulagi, less commonly known as Tulaghi, is a small island (5.5 km by 1 km) in the Solomon Islands, just off the south coast of Florida Island. The town of the same name on the island (pop. 1,750) was the capital of the Solomon Islands Protectorate from 1896 to 1942, and is today the capital of the Central Province. The island was originally chosen by the British as a comparatively isolated and healthier alternative to the disease-ridden larger islands of the Solomons.
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
USS Vincennes (CA-44)
USS Vincennes (CA-44) was a United States Navy New Orleans-class heavy cruiser sunk at the Battle of Savo Island in 1942. She was the second ship to bear the name. She was laid down on 2 January 1934 at Quincy, Massachusetts, by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company's Fore River plant, launched on 21 May 1936, sponsored by Miss Harriet Virginia Kimmell, and commissioned on 24 February 1937, Captain Burton H. Green in command.
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, sometimes referred to as the Third and Fourth Battles of Savo Island, the Battle of the Solomons, the Battle of Friday the 13th, or, in Japanese sources, the Third Battle of the Solomon Sea, took place from 12–15 November 1942, and was the decisive engagement in a series of naval battles between Allied (primarily United States) and Imperial Japanese forces during the months-long Guadalcanal campaign in the Solomon Islands during World War II.
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
USS Astoria (CA-34)
The second USS Astoria (CA-34) was a United States Navy Astoria-class heavy cruiser that participated in both the Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle of Midway, but was then sunk in August 1942 at the Battle of Savo Island. Originally, Astoria was the lead ship of the Astoria-class as she was the first ship of that class to be laid down but received a later hull number higher than New Orleans because she was launched second.
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 20 mi away.
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