Bagaman Island

Bagaman Island
Nickname: Stanton Island
Calvados Chain (Landsat).JPG
Satellite image
Bagaman Island is located in Papua New Guinea
Bagaman Island
Bagaman Island
Geography
LocationOceania
Coordinates11°08′S 152°41′E / 11.133°S 152.683°E / -11.133; 152.683Coordinates: 11°08′S 152°41′E / 11.133°S 152.683°E / -11.133; 152.683[1]
ArchipelagoLouisiade Archipelago
Adjacent bodies of waterSolomon Sea
Total islands1
Major islands
  • Bagaman
Area7.45 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Highest elevation220 m (720 ft)
Highest pointMount Bagaman
Administration
Province Milne Bay
DistrictSamarai-Murua District
LLG [2]Louisiade Rural LLG
Island GroupCalvados Chain
Largest settlementBagaman (pop. 100)
Demographics
Population264 (2014)
Ethnic groupsPapauans, Austronesians, Melanesians.
Additional information
Time zone
ISO codePG-MBA
Official websitewww.ncdc.gov.pg

Bagaman Island is an island of Papua New Guinea, part of the Calvados Chain within the Louisiade Archipelago.[3] Misima language is the native language on the island.[4]

References[]

  1. ^ Prostar Sailing Directions 2004 New Guinea Enroute, p. 168
  2. ^ "LLG map" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-08-11. Retrieved 2016-03-11.
  3. ^ May, Patricia & Margaret Tuckson. The Traditional Pottery of Papua New Guinea, p. 92 (Revised ed. 2000)
  4. ^ Women in Fisheries: Information Bulletin, Volumes 13-15, p. 14 (2003)