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  Leyte (island) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To the south Leyte is separated from Mindanao by the Surigao Strait.
Southern Leyte is in the south and includes the island of Panaon, while the province of Biliran, a separate island which used to be a part of Leyte province, is to the north.
The chief cities of Leyte are Tacloban City, on the eastern shore at the northwest corner of Leyte Gulf, and Ormoc City, on the west coast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leyte_Island   (510 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article: Leyte (island)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Leyte (pronounced "LAY-teh" or "LAY-tee") is an island (A land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water) in the Visayas (additional info and facts about Visayas) group of the Philippines (A republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946).
To the south Leyte is separated from Mindanao (The second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago; mountainous and volcanic) by the Surigao Strait (additional info and facts about Surigao Strait).
Southern Leyte is in the south and includes the island of Panaon, while the province of Biliran (additional info and facts about Biliran), a separate island which used to be a part of Leyte province, is to the north.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/le/leyte_(island).htm   (357 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Leyte (island)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Leyte Gulf is the body of water immediately east of the island of Leyte in the Philippines, adjoining the Philippine Sea of the Pacific Ocean.
The Battle of Leyte in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the invasion and conquest of Leyte in the Philippines by Allied forces under the command of General Douglas MacArthur between October 20 and December 31, 1944.
The Battle of Leyte Gulf was a naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II, fought in the seas around the island of Leyte in the Philippines from 23 October to 26 October 1944.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Leyte-(island)   (1146 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Leyte (island) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Leyte is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines.
Politically, the island is divided into three provinces: Leyte, Southern Leyte, and the newer province of Biliran.
Southern Leyte is in the south and includes the island of Panaon, while Biliran, an island province, is in the north.
www.ipedia.com /leyte__island_.html   (319 words)

  
 leyte island by Philippine Website Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Leyte island travel guide - The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and what to see.
The aerial and naval battle conducted as Allied forces invaded the Philippines began with Leyte Island on October 20...
LEYTE ISLAND The Island of Leyte is divided into 2 provinces, and belong to the Eastern Visaya Region.
www2.nfsp-philippines.org /pinoypedia/leyte-island/index.html   (459 words)

  
 Battles of Leyte and Leyte Gulf (from World War II) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The United States 6th Army invaded the east coast of Leyte on Oct. 20, 1944.
Japanese naval forces challenged the Leyte landings in a series of three engagements on Oct. 23–26, 1944.
The United States 3rd and 7th fleets and a task force led by Adm. Marc A. Mitscher defeated the Japanese in all three engagements.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-210467   (167 words)

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