Solomon Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMount Balbi (2715 m/8907 ft)
CountriesSolomon Islands (74%), Papua New Guinea (26%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area36,585 sq km / 14,125 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,401 km / 870 mi North-South
1,115 km / 693 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 Kalourat13034275 
7.Mount Sasari1180+3871+ 
8.Mount Vangunu1080+3543+ 
9.Rendova Peak10633488 
10.Mount Kubonitu1050+3445+ 
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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