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- Coral Sea
On the North. The South coast of New Guinea from the entrance to the Bensbak River (141° 01' E) to Gado-Gadoa Island near its southeastern extreme (10° 38' S, 150° 34' E), down this meridian to the 100 fathom line and thence along the southern edges of Uluma (Suckling) Reef and those extending to the eastward as far as the southeast point of Lawik Reef (11° 43',5 S, 153° 56',5 E) off Tagula Island, thence a line to the southern extreme of Rennell Island and from its eastern point to Cape Surville, the eastern extreme of San Cristobal IsIand, Solomons; thence through Nupani, the northwestern of the Santa Cruz Islands (10° 04' S, 165° 40',5 E) to the northernmost island of the Duff or Wilson Group (9° 48',5 S, 167° 06' E).
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