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Biak

an island in Indonesia, north of West Irian: the largest of the Schouten Islands. Area: 2455 sq. km (948 sq. miles)
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Lieutenant Colonel [James] Ilgenfritz departed for Biak to aid or rather direct the construction of our new camp.
In the present book three periods can be singled out, the first starting in 1998 with the demonstrations in Jayapura and Biak that revealed the harsh reactions of the Indonesian military in the early days of the restart of Papua resistance.
The Frans Kaisiepo Airport Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in Biak Numfor regency, northern part of Papua informed that the waves in the northern Papua waters in Manokwari reached a height of 2-3 meters and it is raining coupled with lightning and potential higher waves.
Higgins repeated the recollections to Biak officials such a to name the hospital's new wing for her grandmother.
Surprisingly, a new study using both laser ablation ICPMS and PIXE PIGME has sourced the most distant stemmed tool, from Biak Island (Friede 2005: II, 86; Figures 2 and 11) to the Umleang obsidian source on Lou Island, in Manus province (Figure 11) and represents the first evidence that this source was in use during the mid-Holocene (Torrence et al.
The transfer has raised opposition from some local residents who fear it will reduce visits by Japanese tourists to Biak.
coast, Biak Island Napido(ri) Galis 1964; Burial cave cave, W.
Present day ocean current patterns (see Carpenter & Springer 2005 for overview) and the presence of large islands or island groups in the outer half of the bay including Biak, Paidado Islands, Yapen, Mios Num, and Numfor continue to form at least partial barriers to marine larval dispersal or may deflect current flow from the surrounding Pacific.
The historian expected to find that generalship in the Pacific theater was influenced by the same "ULTRA state of mind" as in European operations, but instead bold MacArthur decisions such as those regarding Biak, Leyte, and Kyushu seemed to be made in spite of intelligence reports.
Brisbane remained the "hub of the censor's wheel" until 1944 when Port Moresby took over; the hub then moved to Biak, Leyte, and Luzon.
The war against the Dutch spread to the territory, with revolts against colonial forces in both Hollandia (now Papua's provincial capital, Jayapura) and Biak.
By the time of the next planned Allied advance to the island of Biak, the integration of Signal Corps SAW battalions and Air Force FCS was nearly seamless.