Shortland Island

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Shortland Island & Shortland Islands archipelago, seen from space

Shortland Island (once known as Alu) is the largest island of the Shortland Islands archipelago, in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands, at 7°3′S 155°45′E / 7.050°S 155.750°E / -7.050; 155.750 (Shortland Island)Coordinates: 7°3′S 155°45′E / 7.050°S 155.750°E / -7.050; 155.750 (Shortland Island).

It was named after John Shortland, a British naval officer.


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