Ghizo Island

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Ghizo Island, home to Gizo the capital of the Western Province, Solomon Islands. The island is named after an infamous local head-hunter. It is located west of New Georgia and Kolombangara.

Ghizo is relatively small when compared to the surrounding islands, the island is 11 km long and 5 km wide, with a summit elevation of 180m (Maringe Hill).

Coordinates: 8°5′S 156°50′E / 8.083°S 156.833°E / -8.083; 156.833

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