Lat 0° 58' 0S Long 131° 4' 0E Samate is located at the northeastern of Salawati Island in the in the Raja Ampat Group (Raja Ampat Islands). Also known as Semate or Kampoeng Samate. To the west is the Vogelkop Peninsula (Bird's Head Peninsula) of western New Guinea. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in Raja Ampat Regency in West Papua Province (West Irian Jaya) of Indonesia.
Samate Airfield (Semate)
Japanese wartime airfield
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January 15, 2020