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Los Negros Island
Los Negros Island is the third largest of the . It is significant because it contains the main airport of on its eastern coastline, at . It is connected to , the capital of the province, on via a highway and bridge across the Lonui Passage, which separates Los Negros from the larger Manus Island. One of 's regional centres for s caught in Australian waters, the , was situated on the island until it closed in November 2017. Remaining asylum seekers were housed in accommodation in Lorengau. History Los Negros was formerly a Japanese base during , and was heavily assaulted on February 29, 1944 by Allied forces, during the which was the spearhead for the . After its capture by allied forces, Los Negros was developed over the spring and summer of 1944 into an important air and sea base that was used by allied forces until September 1945. Allied development included the creation of an advanced naval base at , a seaplane base at Lombrum Point and an extended to accommodate heavy a ...
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Map Of Manus And Los Negros
A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as Physical body, objects, regions, or themes. Many maps are static, fixed to paper or some other durable medium, while others are dynamic or interactive. Although most commonly used to depict geography, maps may represent any space, real or fictional, without regard to Context (language use), context or Scale (map), scale, such as in brain mapping, DNA mapping, or computer network topology mapping. The space being mapped may be two dimensional, such as the surface of the earth, three dimensional, such as the interior of the earth, or even more abstract spaces of any dimension, such as arise in modeling phenomena having many independent variables. Although the earliest maps known are of the heavens, geographic maps of territory have a very long tradition and exist from ancient times. The word "map" comes from the medieval Latin ''Mappa mundi'', wherein ''mappa'' meant napkin or cloth ...
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