This series contains material from Savo Island, concentrating on Savosavo and related local languages. It includes a reprint of a printed report on the genetic relationships between Savosavo and the languages of neighbouring islands.
Savo Island is a minor island in the Solomon Islands group in the South Pacific ocean. It is located to the northeast of the northern tip of Guadalcanal Island at 9°7'60?S, 159°49'0?E. Politically, Savo Island is a part of the province of Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands. A high, round volcanic island, it is most well known as the location of several naval battles fought in the Guadalcanal area during World War II, between the Allied naval forces and the Imperial Japanese Navy.
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