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Papua New Guinea
Location of Telefomin in Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 5°07′30″S 141°38′30″E / 5.125°S 141.64167°E / -5.125; 141.64167
An image of Telefomin from space, the Sepik river can be seen, only a short distance from its source.

Telefomin is a station town on the border of Sandaun and Western Provinces in Papua New Guinea. The town started during the Second World War after Mick Leahy was assigned to engineer an air-strip in 1944 for the United States for use against the Imperial Japanese Army forces based in New Guinea.


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