Solomon Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMount Balbi (2715 m/8907 ft)
CountriesSolomon Islands (149%), Papua New Guinea (51%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area36,585 sq km / 14,125 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent822 km / 511 mi North-South
916 km / 569 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long6° 9' S; 155° 19' E
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Map of Solomon Islands
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Solomon Islands.
MelanesiaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Bismarck ArchipelagoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Solomon IslandsLevel 3
         VanuatuLevel 3 (Sibling)
         New CaledoniaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         FijiLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Solomon Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Balbi27158907 
2.Mount Popomanaseu23357661 
3.Mount Makarakomburu23107579 
4.Mount Takuan22517385 
5.Mount Veve17685801 
6.Mount Kolovrat13034275 
7.Mount Sasari12193999 
8.Mount Vangunu11233684 
9.Mount Kubonitu11203675 
10.Mount Maetambe10673501 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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