Sowan

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Sowan
Native name:
Îlot Sowan
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Coordinates 16°7′59.98″S167°26′59.99″E / 16.1333278°S 167.4499972°E / -16.1333278; 167.4499972 Coordinates: 16°7′59.98″S167°26′59.99″E / 16.1333278°S 167.4499972°E / -16.1333278; 167.4499972
Archipelago Vanuatu
Highest elevation177 m (581 ft)
Administration
Province Malampa Province

Sowan (Îlot Sowan) is a small, uninhabited island in the Malampa Province of Vanuatu. [1]

Geography

Sowan is located 4.5 km from Lakatoro on Malekula Island. Sowan is a long sandbar with some vegetation. [2] The estimated elevation of the terrain above sea level is about 177 metres. [3] It's a favourite haunt of wild ducks. [4]

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References

  1. "Traveling Luck for Îlot Sowan". Traveling Luck. Retrieved 11 August 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. seech, John. "Sowan Island, Vanuatu". Vanuatu Travel. Retrieved 11 August 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Îlot Sowan". Geoview. Retrieved 11 August 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. O'Byrne, Denis; Harewood, Jocelyn; Harcombe, David; Bennett, Michelle. Vanuatu. Lonely Planet Publications. p. 190. Retrieved 11 August 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)