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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A volcanic island of central Vanuatu in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Port-Vila, Vanuatu's capital, is on the island.

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  • Gideon George, manager of the Havannah Eco Lodge on the northwest coast of Vanuatu's main Efate island, facing the earthquake's epicentre, said there had been no damage.

    6.5 Quake Strikes Sea Floor NW of Vanuatu

  • On 9 October, she arrived at Wellington, New Zealand, departing on the 27th, for Efate, the staging area for the Tarawa assault.

    ALBERT NELSON CAIN

  • (I flew Air Vanuatu from Auckland, New Zealand, to the capital city of Port Vila, on the island of Efate, then took one of the airline's several daily flights from Port Vila to Santo.)

    A Pacific Theater of Memories

  • Vanuatuname: Port-Vila (on Efate) geographic coordinates: 17 44 S, 168 19 E time difference: UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

    Capital

  • Vanuatu is a 450-mi (724-km) chain of 80 islands, of which the most important are Espíritu Santo (the largest), Efate, Malakula, Malo, Pentecost, and Tanna.

    Vanuatu

  • The capital, Vila, is on Efate. —continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.

    Vanuatu

  • Capital: name: Port-Vila (on Efate) geographic coordinates: 17 44 S, 168 19 E time difference: UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

    Vanuatu

  • Another island-dwelling Mekosuchus species, M. kalpokasi, was described in 2002 for skull material from the archaeological Arapus site of Efate island, Vanuatu.

    The small, recently extinct, island-dwelling crocodilians of the south Pacific

  • Efate in 1910 was 24. 335° C.; the hottest month was February, with an average of 27. 295°, the coolest, July with 11. 9° C.

    Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific

  • A research team led by Professor Matthew Spriggs of the University of New South Wales discovered a graveyard full of bones on a site on the island of Efate that was known to be home to a Lapita settlement.

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