Solomon Islands

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Equatorial Pacific Ocean island nation located directly southeast of Papua New Guinea, composed of 922 islands—the largest are rugged, heavily wooded, and mountainous; the smallest are tiny low-lying coral atolls—spread over 230,000 square miles of ocean. Most of the known surf breaks in the Solomons are found among the coral reefs of the country's Western Province, and require boat access. Waves ...

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