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Amelia Mary Earhart (born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author.
The Battle of Buna–Gona was part of the New Guinea campaign in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
The Battle of the Bismarck Sea (2–4 March 1943) took place in the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) during World War II when aircraft of the U.S. Fifth Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) attacked a Japanese convoy carrying troops to Lae, New Guinea.
The Battle of Wau, 29 January – 4 February 1943, was a battle in the New Guinea campaign of World War II.
Butibum is a village on the outskirts of Lae, Morobe Province in Papua New Guinea.
Cairns is a city in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds of berries from the Coffea plant.
This page is a list of Districts and Local-Level Government areas of Papua New Guinea.
The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.
Finschhafen is a town 80 kilometers east of Lae on the Huon Peninsula in Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea.
German New Guinea (Deutsch-Neuguinea) was the first part of the German colonial empire.
The German New Guinea Company (Deutsche Neuguinea-Kompagnie) was a German Chartered Company which exploited insular territory in and near present Papua New Guinea.
The Highlands Highway, sometimes known as the Okuk Highway, is the main land highway in Papua New Guinea.
Huon Gulf is a large gulf in eastern Papua New Guinea, at.
The Indo-Australian Plate is a major tectonic plate that includes the continent of Australia and surrounding ocean, and extends northwest to include the Indian subcontinent and adjacent waters.
The Invasion of Salamaua–Lae (8–13 March 1942), called Operation SR by the Japanese, was an operation by Imperial Japanese forces to occupy the Salamaua–Lae area in the Territory of New Guinea during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
Johann Flierl (16 April 1858 – 30 September 1947), was a pioneer Lutheran missionary in New Guinea.
Kaiser-Wilhelmsland was part of German New Guinea (German: Deutsch-Neuguinea), the South Pacific protectorate of the German Empire.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kiaps, known formally as district officers and patrol officers, were travelling representatives of the British and Australian governments with wide-ranging authority, in pre-independence Papua New Guinea.
The Kokoda Track campaign or Kokoda Trail campaign was part of the Pacific War of World War II.
Lae Airfield is a former World War II airfield and later, civilian airport located at Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.
Lae District is a district of the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea.
The languages of Papua New Guinea today number over 850.
This is a list of cities and towns in Papua New Guinea by population.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
The Markham River is a river in eastern Papua New Guinea.
Morobe Province is a province on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea.
Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.
The Pacific Plate is an oceanic tectonic plate that lies beneath the Pacific Ocean.
Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.
The Papua New Guinea University of Technology or 'Unitech' is located 8 km outside Lae, in the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea.
Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of seven large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates of the Earth's lithosphere, since tectonic processes began on Earth between 3 and 3.5 billion years ago.
(Tok Pisin: Pot Mosbi), also referred to as Pom City or simply Moresby, is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea and the largest city in the South Pacific outside of Australia and New Zealand.
The provinces of Papua New Guinea are the primary administrative divisions of the country.
Rabaul is a township in East New Britain province, on the island of New Britain, in the country of Papua New Guinea.
The Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.
Salamaua was a small town situated on the northeastern coastline of Papua New Guinea, part of Morobe province.
The Salamaua–Lae campaign was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War II.
The Sir Ignatius Kilage Sports Stadium is an association football stadium located in Lae, Papua New Guinea.
The South Bismarck Plate is a small tectonic plate located in the southern Bismarck Sea.
The sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, Convolvulaceae.
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to Asia.
A terrane in geology, in full a tectonostratigraphic terrane, is a fragment of crustal material formed on, or broken off from, one tectonic plate and accreted or "sutured" to crust lying on another plate.
The Advertiser is a conservative, daily tabloid-format newspaper published in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.
A tropical rainforest climate, also known as an equatorial climate, is a tropical climate usually (but not always) found along the equator.
Tunnel warfare is a general name for war being conducted in tunnels and other underground cavities.
A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.
The University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) is a university located in Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea.
Vanimo is the capital of Sandaun Province (West Sepik) in north-westernmost Papua New Guinea and of Vanimo-Green River District.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Wau is a town in Papua New Guinea, in the province of Morobe.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 191 Member States and Territories.
The 1998 Papua New Guinea earthquake occurred on July 17 with a moment magnitude of 7.0 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).
The 7th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army.
The 9th Division was a division of the Australian Army that served during World War II.