Malaita


Ma·lai·ta

geographical name \mə-ˈlā-tə\

Definition of MALAITA

island SW Pacific in the SE Solomons NE of Guadalcanal

Malaita

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Volcanic island, Solomon Islands, South Pacific Ocean. Located northeast of Guadalcanal, it is about 115 mi (185 km) long and 22 mi (35 km) across at its widest point and has an area of 1,870 sq mi (4,843 sq km). It is mountainous and covered with dense forests, and its interior has not yet been extensively explored.

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