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Taombo Destination Guide

Delve into Taombo in Solomon Islands!

Taombo in the region of Solomon Islands (general) is located in Solomon Islands - some 14 mi (or 22 km) South-East of Honiara, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Taombo

Current time in Taombo is now 12:45 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Guadalcanal" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vatunandi, Tuhurutolu, Tenavatu, Tenaru, Tasi or Buala. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We discovered 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 80 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 91%
Air Pressure 985.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Thursday, 13th of December 2018
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Friday, 14th of December 2018
Sky is clear, calm, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (85 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)
Saturday, 15th of December 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)

Videos

Solomon Islands Serenade ~ an underwater...

03:19 min ( May 30, 2012 by UnderseaProductions)
Views: 2,918 - Rating: 5/5

Underwater video highlights from a 9-day shoot in the Solomon Islands, May 2012. For a complete shot list (locations and species names), pop over to our Blog: www.underseaproductions.com

Solomon Islands Mission Trip July 2010 w...

04:23 min ( August 26, 2010 by lynetteb2000)
Views: 1,997 - Rating: 5/5

A short video of my first mission trip to the Solomon Islands, OMG it was awesome and one of the best experiences I've had. FYI, music is by Scripture Vibrations - "Bring them to Jesus"


Driving from Airport to Honiara

09:48 min ( April 16, 2011 by Kris Holden)
Views: 2,231 - Rating: 5/5

Driving from Airport to Honiara

Underwater Scenes from the Solomon Islan...

03:19 min ( May 28, 2011 by BottomtimeProd)
Views: 827 - Rating: 5/5

Some underwater shots from diving on the Bilikiki in the Solomon Islands with Weaver's Dive and Travel


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Interesting facts about this location

Guadalcanal

Guadalcanal (Isatabu) is a tropical island in the South-Western Pacific. The largest island in the Solomons, it was discovered by the Spanish expedition of Álvaro de Mendaña in 1568. The name comes from Guadalcanal, a village in the province of Seville, in Andalusia, Spain, birthplace of Pedro de Ortega Valencia, a member of Mendaña's expedition. During 1942-43 it was the scene of bitter fighting between Japanese and American troops; the American forces were ultimately victorious.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.59, 160.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Guadalcanal, Islands of the Solomon Islands

Mount Makarakomburu

Mount Makarakomburu is the second highest point in the Solomon Islands, located approximately 20 miles south of Honiara, the capital, on the island of Guadalcanal, which is the largest island in the country.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.59, 160.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of the Solomon Islands

USS Colhoun (DD-85)

USS Colhoun (DD-85/APD-2) was a Wickes-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War I and as APD-2 in World War II. She was the first Navy ship named for Edmund Colhoun. Colhoun was launched 21 February 1918 by Fore River Shipbuilding Company, Quincy, Massachusetts, sponsored by Miss A. Colhoun, commissioned 13 June 1918, Commander B. B. Wygant in command, and reported to the United States Atlantic Fleet.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.59, 160.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:1918 ships, Ships built in Massachusetts, Ships sunk by aircraft, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, Wickes-class destroyers, World War I destroyers of the United States, World War II amphibious warfare vessels of the United States

USS Atlanta (CL-51)

USS Atlanta (CL-51) of the United States Navy was the lead ship of the Atlanta class of 11 light cruisers. She was the third Navy ship named after the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Designed to provide anti-aircraft protection for US naval task groups, Atlanta served in this capacity in the naval Battles of Midway and the Eastern Solomons. Atlanta was mistakenly sunk by an American vessel in a night surface action on 13 November 1942 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.59, 160.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:1941 ships, Atlanta-class cruisers, Ships built in New Jersey, Shipwrecks in Ironbottom Sound, United States Navy Georgia-related ships, World War II cruisers of the United States

Kokumbona

Kokumbona (also Kakambona) is a village on the island of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. It was a Japanese base during World War II and the site of a United States Marine Corps amphibious landing on 19 August 1942. Located on Guadalcanal's north coast, west of Honiara.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.59, 160.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Solomon Islands

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