Pacific Islands Sailing Directions, Vol. 1 (1890)

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Nukumanu island

Coordinates of Nukumanu Island, formerly known as Tasman Island and also as Niumano Island, 4° 35' south, 159° 30' east for the east end of the atoll. The western end is 11 nautical miles further west at 159° 19' east, very close to the coordinates given by Earhart in her 0718 GMT position report.

Gary LaPook,
Jul 18, 2011, 12:03 AM