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Taiyo - Solomon Islands

Taiyo is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in uepi, marovo lagoon, Solomon Islands. The maximum depth is 121-130ft/37-40m.

Latitude: 8° 25’ 0.0012" S Longitude: 157° 55’ 59.9988" E?

On its maiden voyage, this 300-foot fishing boat ran aground after striking a coral reef in Nono Lagoon, Solomon Islands. An attempt to salvage the ship went awry, and caused the Taiyo to sink vertically over the reef edge. Its bow sits just a few feet below the lagoon’s surface, and the ship remains fully intact.



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