Latitude and longitude of Battle of Cape Esperance

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The Battle of Cape Esperance, also known as the Second Battle of Savo Island and, in Japanese sources, as the Sea Battle of Savo Island (サボ島沖海戦), took place on 11–12 October 1942 in the Pacific campaign of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and United States Navy. The naval battle was the second of four major surface engagements during the Guadalcanal campaign and took place at the entrance to the strait between Savo Island and Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.

Latitude: -9° 14' 60.00" S
Longitude: 159° 41' 59.99" E

Nearest city to this article: Honiara

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GPS coordinates of Battle of Cape Esperance, Solomon Islands

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