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Ranja Destination Guide

Explore Ranja in Solomon Islands.

Ranja in the region of Solomon Islands (general) is a town in Solomon Islands - some 25 mi (or 41 km) North-West of Honiara, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ranja is now 07:47 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Guadalcanal" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Veravaolu, Tanavalea, Tanakindi, Tahaimbau, Simbo or Buala. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Volivoli, Valesighao, Tumbuka, Tanakola, Siata and Mbulai. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Boat and Hike to Savo Island Volcano So...

07:12 min ( June 24, 2012 by wernerdad)
Views: 284 - Rating: 5/5

This is a compilation of video clips from a trip I took to the Savo Island volcano in the Solomon Islands in June 2012. I was with two really very chill Australian guys and, for the hike, a local guid...

Solomons_04_trip_to_Savo mp4

08:37 min ( September 07, 2011 by AnglicanFranciscan)
Views: 115 - Rating: 5/5

Society of St Francis formators' training meeting held in Solomon islands 2010. The focus for this event was formation for peace. The Society of St Francis is the international Anglican Franciscan ord...


Bilikiki Diary Trailer

03:59 min ( April 04, 2009 by Paul Cater Deaton)
Views: 398 - Rating: 0/5

Join noted documentary producer and underwater filmmaker, Paul Cater Deaton, on a journey to the Solomon Islands. During WWII, this island chain, famous for "The Slot" and the "Tokyo Express," was the...

Swimming with dolphins at Dolphin Cove ...

00:31 min ( December 13, 2012 by mjustesen)
Views: 5 - Rating: 0/5


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Interesting facts about this location

Savo Island

For the United States Navy escort carrier, see USS Savo Island (CVE-78). For the Battle of Savo Island, see Battle of Savo Island. Savo Island {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=GuadalcanalCloseup. png|size=|maxsize=280px|alt=}}Guadalcanal and environsElevation 485 m (1,591 ft)LocationLocation Solomon IslandsCoordinates {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|8|0|S|159|49|0|E|type:mountain |primary |name= }}GeologyType StratovolcanoVolcanic arc/belt Bougainville & Solomon Is.

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Located at -9.1, 159.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Islands of the Solomon Islands, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of the Solomon Islands

Battle of Savo Island

The Battle of Savo Island, also known as the First Battle of Savo Island and, in Japanese sources, as the First Battle of the Solomon Sea, and colloquially among Guadalcanal veterans as The Battle of the Five Sitting Ducks, was a naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II, between the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied naval forces.

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Located at -9.1, 159.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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, 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

Japanese destroyer Ayanami (1929)

Japanese destroyer Ayanami was the eleventh of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. When introduced into services, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world. They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930s, and remained formidable weapons systems well into the Pacific War.

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Located at -9.1, 159.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1929 ships, Fubuki-class destroyers, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships built in Japan, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, World War II destroyers of Japan

USS De Haven (DD-469)

USS De Haven (DD-469) was a Fletcher-class destroyer of the United States Navy, the first Navy ship named for Lieutenant Edwin J. De Haven USN (1819–1865). De Haven was the first Fletcher-class ship lost in World War II, having been in commission only 133 days. De Haven was laid down by the Bath Iron Works Corporation at Bath, Maine on 27 September 1941, launched on 28 June 1942 by Miss H. N.

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Located at -9.1, 159.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1942 ships, Fletcher-class destroyers of the United States Navy, Ships built in Maine, Ships sunk by aircraft, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, United States Navy Pennsylvania-related ships, World War II destroyers of the United States

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.

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Located at -9.1, 159.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 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