Louisiades

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Louisiades
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The Louisiade Archapeligo is a chain of islands lying 100 nautical miles east of mainland Papua New Guinea, with the Solomon Islands lying to the east. The Louisiades comprise sand cays, lagoon reefs, limestone outcrops (uplifted coral reefs) and continental islands. The islands are spectacular and provide many safe anchorages in most weather conditions. With abundant coral reefs there is snorkelling, diving and fishing galore. There are skull caves and hills to climb, coral cays to explore, mangrove lined creeks, coconut shaded beaches and shady trees to sit under.

Cruising the region

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Charts

See Papua New Guinea.

Weather

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Currents & Tides

Passages

See Papua New Guinea.

Communication

See Papua New Guinea.

Navigation

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Islands in the Group

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Islands in Louisiades
Misima Island Misima Island /wiki/Misima_Island Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
Deboyne Islands Deboyne Islands /wiki/Deboyne_Islands Needs data icon – needs data |
etc.
Calvados Chain Calvados Chain /wiki/Calvados_Chain Needs data icon – needs data |
Duchateau Island Group Duchateau Island Group /wiki/Duchateau_Island_Group Needs data icon – needs data |
etc.
Sudest Island Sudest Island /wiki/Sudest_Island Needs data icon – needs data |
Rossel Island Rossel Island /wiki/Rossel_Island Needs data icon – needs data |
etc.

Transportation

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Tourism

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References & Publications

See Papua New Guinea.

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