Bismarck Sea


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Bismarck Sea

A section of the southwest Pacific Ocean northeast of New Guinea and northwest of New Britain. During World War II it was the site of a major naval battle (March 2-3, 1943) in which a Japanese convoy was almost completely destroyed.
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Noun1.Bismarck Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the southwest of the Bismarck ArchipelagoBismarck Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the southwest of the Bismarck Archipelago
battle of the Bismarck Sea, Bismarck Sea - a naval battle in World War II; Allied land-based bombers destroyed a Japanese convoy in the Bismarck Sea in March 1943
2.Bismarck Sea - a naval battle in World War II; Allied land-based bombers destroyed a Japanese convoy in the Bismarck Sea in March 1943
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Bismarck Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the southwest of the Bismarck Archipelago
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But right now, only centimetres below the sundappled surface of the Bismarck Sea, I'm finding it hard to breathe.
If the Toronto-based company Nautilus Minerals has its way, in 2019 these mammoth, remotely-controlled robots will be lowered into PNG's clear blue waters, some 1,600m below the Bismarck Sea. Nautilus has been trying to dispatch them for years now, with the aim of harvesting copper, gold, and other valuable minerals on the ocean floor.
On February 21, 1945, the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea (CVE-95) was assigned to the Seventh Fleet.
Nautilus Minerals reported in late January that construction and assembly has been completed on two of the three seafloor production tools that will be used to produce mined material at its Solwara 1 seafloor copper-gold mining project in the Bismarck Sea, New Ireland province, Papua New Guinea.
In 1945, during the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea was sunk by kamikazes with the loss of 318 men.
The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production tool (SPT) being built for Nautilus Minerals for polymetallic sulphides (also called seafloor massive sulphides) mining at its Solwara 1 deposit in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea.
The governor of that capital city appoints retired British military police officer Will Prior to investigate the death, so he travels to "tranquil Kabakon, one of the safe, forgotten islands that lay between New Britain and New Ireland in the deep and ancient waters off the Bismarck Sea." A very real island, as it happens (the author includes notes on its history in the early days of the 20th century as well as the WWII era), as is the village of Herbertshohe, where even the servants have servants, and where "the day belonged to man, but the night belonged to the things that creeped and crawled and flew from tree to tree in the dense, ancient, primordial jungle." And the mysterious death that is at the center of the book was real as well.
Madang, nestling against the warm waters of the Bismarck Sea on PNG's north coast, provides welcome respite after the excitement of the Highlands.
Particular mention should be made of his description of the aerial Battle of the Bismarck Sea.
(There are subsea diamond 'mines' off Africa, but these are essentially dredging operations, collecting river sediment in the coastal shallows.) In Nautilus's Solwara 1 claim in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Ocean, a seafloor "surface mine" covering just over a tenth of a square kilometre, the company has calculated an ore body of more than three million tonnes, including 200,000 tonnes of copper and 480,000 grams of gold.
Nautilus Minerals is raising around $100 million through a private placement of common shares to fund the development of its first project, Solwara 1, in the Bismarck Sea of Papua New Guinea.
Deep-sea mining is expected to commence in the Bismarck Sea in PNG within the next three years.