Vitu Islands

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Vitu Islands

(vē`to͞o), volcanic group, 37 sq mi (96 sq km), in the Bismarck ArchipelagoBismarck Archipelago,
volcanic island group, 19,200 sq mi (49,730 sq km), SW Pacific, a part of Papua New Guinea. The group includes New Britain (the largest island), New Ireland, the Admiralty Islands, the Mussau Islands, New Hanover, the Vitu Islands, and the Duke of York
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, part of Papua New Guinea. Garove and Unea are the largest islands. The group is the chief copra center of Papua New Guinea. Formerly called the French Islands, the group is sometimes known as the Witu Islands.
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Napoleon, you see, my friends, was born in Corsica, which is a French island warmed by the Italian sun; it is like a furnace there, everything is scorched up, and they keep on killing each other from father to son for generations all about nothing at all--'tis a notion they have.
4 billion) in damage on the French islands of St Martin and Guadeloupe as they ravaged the Caribbean in September, French officials said.
Initially, France reported on Monday that four people had died in the devastating weather system that hit full-force the French islands of St.
France sent emergency food and water rations to the French islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy, where Irma ripped off roofs and knocked out all electricity.
HURRICANE Irma has torn off roofs and knocked out all electricity on the French islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy in the Caribbean.
The client required full redundancy for the vessels; the French islands being situated some 25 miles from Fortune.
Coastal Guide to nature and history 2 takes a sequential tour of the coast from Point Nepean eastwards to San Remo and also Phillip and French Islands, exploring the rich human, geological and natural history of this unique region.
Besides having more than 160 stores in Quebec--most of them dealer-owned--BMR is also active in Ontario, the Maritimes and the French islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.
There's a new smuggling problem off the south coast of Newfoundland, and it doesn't involve the rum running of past lore -- the French islands of St-Pierre-Miquelon are the destination, not the origin, of a new type of illicit cargo.
Among the other French islands keen to draw productions to their shores is Reunion, located in the southwestern Indian Ocean.
2009, when Perla's investigators found that DYC was shipping to the French islands.
Earl damaged homes, downed trees, blocked roads and snapped power lines in the Caribbean, including the French islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy, where thousands of people were left without power.