Louisiade

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Louisiade

 

an archipelago in the Coral Sea, southeast of New Guinea (Melanesia); part of Papua New Guinea. The archipelago consists of ten small volcanic islands and numerous small coral reefs. Total area, approximately 2,200 sq km. Population, about 3,000 (Papuans). The main islands, including Tagula, Rossel, and Misima, are mountainous (elevations to 806 m) and covered with evergreen forests. The islands have small deposits of gold. Coconut palms are grown, and there is fishing. The Louisiade Archipelago was discovered in 1606 by the Spanish seafarer L. Torres.

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Louis had been found in the hands of some savages of Louisiade and New Caledonia.
Others diffused around littoral eastern New Guinea, including the forebears of speakers of the present PT subgroup of Oceanic languages who colonized both the Massim region--the Louisiade and Trobriand Islands and the mainland tail of Papua--and, by ca.
The Archipelago Adventure gives guests rare access to the Louisiade Archipelago, a remarkable world of islands, lagoons and barrier reefs stretching 400km along the Coral Sea's northern rim, off the southeast tip of PNG.
Each contributor deals with a particular place, from the Louisiade Archipelago to Paama to Vanuatu to the Cook Islands to Fiji to Rotuma and Tuvalu to Aotearoa/New Zealand.
&c., during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.: to which is added the account of Mr.
Female middle femur with ~14 very small black teeth along ventral margin; eastern New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Islands and Louisiade Archipelago (Fig.
The 1,850,000-square-mile Coral Sea is very deep (average depth about 7,850 feet); it is bounded in the west by northeastern Australia and the Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland; in the north by southeast New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, the Solomon Islands, and the Santa Cruz Islands; and in the east by the New Hebrides and Loyalty island groups and New Caledonia.
NINE new species of snails have been discovered in New Guinea, including paryphantopsis misimensis, a brilliant bright yellow-coloured snail found in the forests of the Louisiade Archipelago.
Tote: win pounds 8.10 places pounds 1.10 pounds 1.30 pounds 2.70 Tote Exacta: pounds 16.00 CSF: pounds 10.29 NRs: Elusive Warrior, Fault, Louisiade. Trifecta: pounds 313.30 1.45 1 STEED (Julie Burke) 8-1 2 Mr Emirati (USA) (9-2) 3 The Lock Master (12-1) 8 ran Buzz Bird 5-2F shd, 11/2.
PLAY POKER (DIV 1) (CLASS Penalty Value pounds 1 -14103 Positivity (19) (C) B 2 0305-5 Manana Manana (88) 3 -40563 Luisa Tetrazzini (IRE) 4 4225-6 Mr Chocolate Drop (5 -20622 Mackintosh (IRE) (47) 6 -04043 Tri Chara (IRE) (28) (7 034000 Vogarth (28) (C)(D) M 8 303236 Louisiade (IRE) (13) (9 -03403 Megalo Maniac (20) (10 553340 Amber Moon (19) (C) 11 4/50-6 Reprieved (28) J J Quinn 12 0-0006 Redwater River (33) 12 declared BETTING: 3-1 Megalo Maniac, 5-1 Tri 10-1 Mr Chocolate Drop, Luisa Tetrazzini, Free waste advice is available to all businesses in Cardiff through the council's Waste Education Officer.
SOUTHWELL: 2.10 Sir Nod, 2.40 Dream In Blue, 3.10 Dunaskin, 3.40 All Guns Firing, 4.10 Louisiade, 4.40 Bolodenka, 5.10 Hard Ball (Nap), 5.40 Only A Game.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 Sir Nod, 2.40 Dream In Blue, 3.10 Dunaskin, 3.40 All Guns Firing, 4.10 Louisiade, 4.40 Bolodenka, 5.10 Hard Ball (nap), 5.40 Only A Game.