Loyalty Islands


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Loy·al·ty Islands

 (loi′əl-tē)
A group of coral islands of the southwest Pacific Ocean northeast of New Caledonia, of which they are an administrative division.
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0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands at 9.
3, struck 51 miles east of the Loyalty Islands and was the second major tremor in the same area in less than 24 hours and the third in the past month.
TAP) - A powerful magnitude 7 undersea earthquake struck east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, sending small tsunamis towards New Caledonia and neighbouring Vanuatu, where authorities ordered evacuations.
Explorer of the Seas will sail from Sydney on January 25 calling at Vanuatu, Lifou in the Loyalty Islands and New Caledonia before returning to Sydney.
A series of survey and excavation campaigns throughout the archipelago led to the discovery of many new Lapita sites (including the first ones on the Loyalty Islands of Mar6, Lifou, and Ouvea).
The quake's epicentre was 136 km (84 miles) southwest of Isangel in Vanuatu and 147 km north-east of Tadine, in the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, the USGS said in a bulletin.
Loyalty Islands Loyalty Islands, part of the French territory of New Caledonia, is on the receiving end of a one-two punch from mother nature.
Though infrequently encountered, the taxa may actually be diverse and abundant within this area, which encompasses all of the Indochina and Malay peninsulas, the Philippines, Palau, the Island of Borneo and Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon and Santa Cruz Islands, Vanuatu, and Fiji; it excludes Taiwan, Australia, New Caledonia, and the Loyalty Islands.
Thursday at the epicenter, which was southeast of New Caledonia's far-flung Loyalty Islands.