Awei (Vanuatu)

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Awei
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Archipelago Vanuatu, Maskelyne Islands
Highest elevation1 m (3 ft)
Administration
Province Malampa Province
Demographics
Population0
Ethnic groupsNone

Awei (also Île Ui, Îlot Awé ) is a small uninhabited island in Malampa Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean. It is a part of the Maskelyne Islands archipelago. [1] [2]

Geography

Awei lies some 400 meters off the south coast of Malekula Island. The neighboring island is Vulai. The estimated terrain elevation above sea level is just 1 meter. [3] The island area is some 40 hectares. [4]

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References

  1. "Awei Island, Vanuatu". Geoview. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  2. "Awei Island: Vanuatu". Geographic Names. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  3. "Vulai Island". Mapcarta. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  4. "Awei Island, Maskelyne Islands, Malekula, Vanuatu". First National Santo. Retrieved 28 August 2018.

Coordinates: 16°33′S167°46′E / 16.550°S 167.767°E / -16.550; 167.767