TEMOTU PROVINCE

         

Map of the Solomon Islands Provinces (Temotu Province)

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Ngarando Resort, Temotu Province.

The Santa Cruz Group is the most remote of the major island groups of the Solomons. Tinakula Island has an active volcano. It can be visited, but has been uninhabited since its eruption in 1971 for safety reasons.

BOLA VILLAGE, GRACIOSA BAY: This is the site of the Spanish landing in 1595 where the famous Spanish explorer, Alvaro de Mendana and 47 of his men died.

The late Diana Hepworth, at her resort, Temotu Province

For further information, contact: Temotu Province Cultural and Tourism Association, C/- Temotu Province, Lata, Temotu Province; Telephone: +677 533006; Facsimile: +677 53036.

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