Leumanang

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Leumanang
Native name:
Îlot Sowan
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Archipelago Vanuatu
Administration
Province Malampa Province
Demographics
Population0 (2016)
Ethnic groupsNone

Leumanang is a small uninhabited island in the Malampa Province of Vanuatu. [1] Leumanang is a part of the Maskelyne group off south Malekula. [2]

Malampa Province province of Vanuatu

Malampa is one of the six provinces of Vanuatu, located in the center of the country. It consists of three main islands: Malakula, Ambrym and Paama, and takes its name from the first syllable of their names. It includes a number of other islands – the small islands of Uripiv, Norsup, Rano, Wala, Atchin and Vao off the coast of Malakula, and the volcanic island of Lopevi. Also included are the Maskelynes Islands and some more small islands along the south coast of Malakula.

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Maskelyne Islands Archipelago in Malampa Province, Vanuatu

The Maskelyne Islands, often abbreviated as the Maskelynes, are a small chain of low islands that forms part of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean. Among the islands are Awei, Avock, Leumanang, Uluveo, and Vulai. Uluveo is the main island in the group and has three villages.

Geography

Leumanang is located close to Malekula Island. [3] The two neighboring islands are Arseo and Varo. [4]

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References

  1. O'Byrne, Denis; Harewood, Jocelyn; Harcombe, David; Bennett, Michelle. Vanuatu. Lonely Planet Publications. p. 303. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  2. "Leumanang Island, Vanuatu - John Seach". Travel Vanuatu. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  3. seech, John. "Varo Island, Vanuatu". Vanuatu Travel. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  4. O'Byrne, Denis; Harewood, Jocelyn; Harcombe, David; Bennett, Michelle. Vanuatu. Lonely Planet Publications. p. 195. Retrieved 11 June 2019.