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    Gavuvu (Gabubu) West New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Location
Lat 5° 28' 60S Long 150° 22' 60E  Gavuvu is located at an elevation of 830' / 252m above sea level on the northwest coast of Cape Hoskins on the north coast of New Britain. To the northeast is Hoskin Airfield (Cape Hoskins Airport, Gabubu Airfield, Hoskins Airport) and to the southwest is Kimbe. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Territory of New Guinea. During the Pacific War, known to the Japanese as "Gabubu". Today located in West New Britain Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Also known as simply "Hoskins".

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Last Updated
June 2, 2020

 

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