Uluveo

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Uluveo
Geography
LocationPacific Ocean
Coordinates16°31′26″S 167°49′52″E / 16.524°S 167.831°E / -16.524; 167.831Coordinates: 16°31′26″S 167°49′52″E / 16.524°S 167.831°E / -16.524; 167.831
ArchipelagoVanuatu, Maskelyne Islands
Administration
ProvinceMalampa Province

Uluveo Island (also called Maskelyne) is a small inhabited island in Malampa Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean.[1] It is a part of the Maskelyne Islands archipelago.[2]

Geography[edit]

Uluveo lies off the south coast of Malekula Island and Sakao Island. There are an upscale resort there and a sanctuary for giant clams (Ringi Te Suh Marine Conservation Reserve).[3]

Population[edit]

Uluveo is the main island in the archipelago and has three villages: Lutes, Pellonk, and Peskarus. Some local people speak Uluveo language.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phillips, Brian. "MALEKULA CRAB SURVEY" (PDF). p. 17. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  2. ^ "The Maskelyne Islands, South Malekula". Positive Earth. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Malekula Ringi Te Suh Marine Conservation Giant Clam Sanctuary". Tellus Consultants. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Six New Testaments presented to the Vanuatu National Archives". SIL Pacific. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2018.