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American Polynesia : coral islands of the central Pacific

Author: E H Bryan
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : Tongg Pub. Co., 1941.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bryan, E.H. (Edwin Horace), 1898-
American Polynesia.
Honolulu, Hawaii, Tongg Pub. Co., 1941
(OCoLC)574619440
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E H Bryan
OCLC Number: 3443977
Notes: "These chapters appeared first as forty-five weekly installments in the Honolulu advertiser, September 11, 1939 to July 15, 1940."
Description: 208 pages, [9] leaves of illustrations : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: "American Polynesia" --
The Central Pacific Basin --
How were these islands formed? --
The climate of the Central Pacific --
Marine collector's paradise --
Plant life on a coral island --
Land animals and the coming of man --
The period of discovery --
The guano diggers --
The race for airports --
Johnston Island --
Howland Island --
Baker Island --
Canton Island --
Enderbury Island --
Phoenix Island --
Birnie Island --
Sydney Island --
Hull Island --
McKean Island --
Gardner Island --
Atafu Island --
Nukunono Island --
Fakaofu Island --
Swains Island --
A glimpse of Samoa --
Rose Atoll --
Nassau Island --
Pukapuka, Danger Islands --
Manihiki Island --
Rakahanga Island --
Tongareva or Penrhyn Island --
Suvarov Islands --
Palmerston Islands --
Vostok Island --
Flint Island --
Caroline Island --
Starbuck Island --
Malden Island --
Jarvis Island --
Christmas Island --
Fanning Island --
Washington Island --
Palmyra Island --
Kingman Island.
Responsibility: by Edwin H. Bryan.

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