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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.

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Local time in Olevugha is now 05:38 PM (Thursday). 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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Videos

Kanawishi H6K Mavis flying boat

01:11 min ( August 10, 2009 by Michael McFadyen)
Views: 8,579 - Rating: 5/5

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...

02:22 min ( November 21, 2009 by Christopher Porter)
Views: 990 - Rating: 5/5

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?!


USS Kanawha

02:24 min ( June 09, 2008 by Michael McFadyen)
Views: 1,051 - Rating: 5/5

The wreck of the USS Kanawha at Tulagi, Solomon Islands

HMNZS Moa

03:07 min ( August 18, 2009 by Michael McFadyen)
Views: 316 - Rating: 0/5

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1935 ships, New Orleans-class cruisers, Ships built in Massachusetts, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, United States Navy Massachusetts-related ships, World War II cruisers of the United States

Tulagi

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Former national capitals, Islands of the Solomon Islands, Populated places in Central Province (Solomon Islands), Wreck diving sites

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:1936 ships, New Orleans-class cruisers, Ships built in Massachusetts, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, United States Navy Indiana-related ships, World War II cruisers of the United States

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.

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Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:1942 in Japan, 1942 in the Solomon Islands, Battles and operations of World War II involving the Solomon Islands, Conflicts in 1942, Guadalcanal, Military history of Japan during World War II, Naval battles of World War II involving Australia, Naval battles of World War II involving Japan, Naval battles of World War II involving the United States, Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9, 160.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 20 mi away.
Tags:1933 ships, New Orleans-class cruisers, Ships built in Washington (state), Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, United States Navy Oregon-related ships, World War II cruisers of the United States