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Synonyms for Bougainville

French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)

the largest of the Solomon Islands

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She quickly realised a lot more was needed--including their own curriculum --if the school was to succeed in its mission to educate students from Bougainville, in Bougainville, to nurse in Bougainville.
Largest vessel sailing under French flag, the CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE was delivered on August 25th.
The airfield was recently rebuilt after being partially destroyed during the Bougainville Civil War of the 1990s in which government security forces battled pro-independence Bougainville Revolutionary Army separatists.
Shot on location in the village of Pidia, the Bougainville scenes are bewitching--luscious greenery, brightly coloured flowers and butterflies, beaches with seemingly unending white sand.
The quake hit 75 kilometers (47 miles) Southwest of the town of Panguna on Bougainville island, USGS said, and came after a 6.
The quake, at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), struck 68 km southwest of Panguna on the island of Bougainville, the U.
3 magnitude but later revised down, struck 57 kilometres (35 miles) off the town of Panguna on the remote and volcanic Bougainville island.
3 was recorded off Papua New Guinea's remote Bougainville Island, the US Geological Survey said on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
When late 1988, a group of Bougainville landowners protested against Australian owned Bougainville Copper Ltd, one of the world's largest copper mining projects, the Australian government was quick to intervene to safeguard its own interests and sovereignty.
31 pm (1031 GMT), 65 kilometers west of Panguna town on Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island, and 642 kilometers west of Honiara in the Solomon Islands.
The film, shot in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and in various locations in New Zealand, tells the story of a young girl named Matilda who is caught in the throes of war on Bougainville in the early '90s, with her connection with the fictional character Pip from Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" helping her survive.
In the first match of the stepladder, teams 4, 5 and 6 (Cee Bee, Bougainville and Faris) play two games series with handicap.
6 magnitude earthquake struck 46 miles (74 km) west of Bougainville island in Papua New Guinea on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of damage, Reuters said.
Copeland's bedside at his home on Silver Lake Road as he was presented with the medal for wounds he suffered in 1944 in the Bougainville Campaign in the Solomon Islands during World War II.
The internationally renowned reefs of the Great Barrier, the Coral Sea, including Marion Reef and Bougainville Reef, which attract divers from all over the world, are the gems of the reserve network.