Delve into Lorengau in Papua New Guinea
Lorengau in the region of Manus with its 5,806 residents is a city in Papua New Guinea - some 513 mi or ( 825 km ) North of Port Moresby , the country's capital .
Current time in Lorengau is now 02:27 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Port Moresby " with a UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wewak, Mount Hagen, Momote, Mokerang, and Madang. While being here, make sure to check out Wewak . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Lorengau ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Lonui Cave in Manus.mp4
I traveled to Manus Lorengau for a few days. One of the memorable things i did was take a bicycle and ride 45 minutes out of Lorengau to the Loniu village, near the Momote airstrip. At Loniu, i crawle ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Admiralty Islands campaign
The Admiralty Islands campaign (Operation Brewer) was a series of battles in the New Guinea campaign of World War II in which the United States Army's 1st Cavalry Division occupied the Japanese-held Admiralty Islands. Acting on reports from airmen that there were no signs of enemy activity and the islands may have been evacuated, General Douglas MacArthur accelerated his timetable for capturing the Admiralties and ordered an immediate reconnaissance in force.
Located at -2.03 147.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Pityilu Island is part of Manus Province in northern Papua New Guinea and part of the Admiralty Islands. It is off the northern coast of Manus Island and is nearly 4.8 km long and varies in width from 76 to 198 metres.
Located at -1.96 147.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
USS Mount Hood (AE-11)
USS Mount Hood (AE-11) was the lead ship of her class of ammunition ships for the United States Navy in World War II. She was the first ship named after Mount Hood, a volcano in the Cascade Range in Oregon. Soon after 18 men who had left the ship for shore had reached the dock, the USS Mount Hood exploded in Seeadler Harbor at Manus Island on 10 November 1944 killing all men aboard, obliterating the ship itself, and sinking or severely damaging 22 smaller craft nearby.
Located at -2.03 147.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Seeadler Harbor, also known as Port Seeadler, is located on Manus Island, Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea and played an important role in World War II. In German, "Seeadler" means sea eagle, pointing to German colonial activity between 1884 and 1919 in that area.
Located at -2.02 147.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Mokerang Airfield, was an airfield on the northwest tip of Los Negros Island, 5 miles NNW of Momote Airfield.
Located at -1.98 147.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
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