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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Is this/are these islands within a reef system?
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Using the size of that house for scale, it's not a very big island wherever it is.

To be South Pacific yet out of the way, I'm guessing somewhere along the North Island of New Zealand, but I must admit 'ol Fuzzy's clues are a little cryptic to me... and if I'm right, there are an awful lot of islands to choose from.
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

I think it's the Solomon Islands but for the life of me I can't find the specific island.
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I think it's the Solomon Islands but for the life of me I can't find the specific island.
Sounds right to me. I think it's the only place that fits all the clues but I can't find it either.
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Sounds right to me. I think it's the only place that fits all the clues but I can't find it either.
Guadalcanal is the big island which was the scene of major fighting between the USA and Japan during the war. The land mass of Solomon Islands is 28,400 sq km (just under 30,000). So it should be somewhere to the east of the big island of Guadalcanal with it's capital of Honiara.

This is what the clues lead me to believe.
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I could be wrong, but the island in the pic just doesn't looks like the Solomons.. not dense enough rainforest. To have a jetty like that would mean a Resort, but there aren't many resort islands east of Honiara.
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I could be wrong, but the island in the pic just doesn't looks like the Solomons.. not dense enough rainforest. To have a jetty like that would mean a Resort, but there aren't many resort islands east of Honiara.
Can you think of another "Sovereign nation, landmass of nearly 30,000 kilometres or about 11,000 square miles" anywhere in the Pacific? Everywhere else is either too big or too small - nowhere else is "just right".

I think I've looked at every little spec in the Solomans, so I'm ready for somewhere else.
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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Island of Tavanipupu off the east coast of Guadalcanal?


GE does not show the long wharf so it's tough to pinpoint.
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Impressive!! I can't even find it on the satellite.
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Well done Steve.. even with the name it took a while. Interesting the GE shot's 2012.. perhaps the pier isn't there anymore..
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