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Palm trees knocked down by recent typhoon
Helens Reef, Palau Islands, Western Caroline Is.
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A view of Rabbit Island
Rabbit Island, Northeast coast of Oahu, Hawaii
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The view of Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, from Bird Island. World War II lookout bunker on peak.
Hawaii, Oahu, Bird Island ( Mokumanu)
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Bob Nishimoto and Mr. Pauley, owner of Coconut Island, a benefactor of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Kaneohe Bay
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Aerial view of uplifted limestone islands in Palau . Ca. 1971.
Palau, Western Caroline Islands
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The ship channel between Babelthaup and Koror Islands. Note fringing coral reef
Palau, Western Caroline Islands
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Aerial view of fringing reef adjacent to high volcanic island. Ship channel of previous photo extends to left in picture.
Palau, Western Caroline Islands
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Wrecked Taiwanese tuna vessel. Still had tons of tuna on board. Thousands of rats had taken over ship with relatively unlimited food supply.
Helen's Reef June 1971
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Native outrigger canoe in storage house
Tobi, Western Caroline Islands
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Native Micronesian making a paddle with an adze for his outrigger canoe.
Tobi, Western Caroline Islands
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Native Micronesian fishermen greeting the TOWNSEND CROMWELL
Tobi, Western Caroline Islands
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Native Micronesian fishermen greeting the TOWNSEND CROMWELL Few Micronesians use traditional sailing outrigger canoes today.
Tobi, Western Caroline Islands
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Putting the Boston whaler over the side from the TOWNSEND CROMWELL
Tobi, Western Caroline Islands
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Typhoon damage from a Category 5 typhoon about a week after the storm. Totally wiped out a coconut and breadfruit plantation. Inhabitants dug pit on highest part of island and put coconut logs over pit for shelter. Some fatalities occurred.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands
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Typhoon damage from a Category 5 typhoon about a week after the storm. Totally wiped out a coconut and breadfruit plantation. Inhabitants dug pit on highest part of island and put coconut logs over pit for shelter. Some fatalities occurred.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands
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Trash left to ferment.
Truk, Caroline Islands
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Trash left on roadway.
Truk, Caroline Islands
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Micronesian mariculture demonstration center before renovation. Ca. 1974.
Palau, Western Caroline Islands
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Fisheries office on upper left, Fishermen's Coop in center right.
Palau, Western Caroline Islands, Koror Harbor,
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Native family
Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Native dwelling on left - boathouse for outrigger canoe on right.
Sonsorol or Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Native dwelling
Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Green low patches are taro patches. Taro, a tuber, is a staple food of the western Pacific Islands. Native women maintain the taro culture.
Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Wading ashore after disembarking from small boat at reef edge.
Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Offshore view of island. Reef edge not apparent but present.
Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Old Japanese artillery piece in center of picture. These islands were bypassed by United States forces.
Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Fringing reef as seen through palm trees. These islands are not atolls but are the remnants of old volcanoes.
Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands June 1971
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Ulul after direct hit by Typhoon Amy. People are milling about because their homes were destroyed.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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Remains of coconut plantation after direct hit by Typhoon Amy.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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Breadfruit trees destroyed by Typhoon Amy. Breadfruit is a major staple on Ulul and other Pacific islands.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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Native standing by destroyed banana and coconut groves after Typhoon Amy.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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Remains of native home. Life goes on after Typhoon Amy as shown by spirit of people. Note beautiful flower behind the ear.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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Ragged skyline of coconut plantation after Typhoon Amy. Seen from the TOWNSEND CROMWELL.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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Natives visiting the TOWNSEND CROMWELL in outrigger canoe.
Puluwat, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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TOWNSEND CROMWELL as seen over the fringing reef.
Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands June 1971
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Causeway with remnants of coral dredging operation for construction.
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Native child on a rustic path.
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Volcanic high island in Truk Lagoon
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Coralline beach on volcanic island with fringing reef
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Coralline beach on volcanic island with fringing reef
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Lava tubes exiting out to Truk Lagoon
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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High islands of Truk with patch reef in foreground
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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High volcanic island in Truk Lagoon
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Copra drying shed on shore of Truk Lagoon
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Native dwellings on shore beyond fringing reef
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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World War II causeway in mangrove swamp area
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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High volcanic island with fringing reef
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Coconut plantation on coral spit of high volcanic island
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Coralline beach on volcanic island
Truk, Caroline Islands March 1971
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Beach road through the palm trees and pandura trees
Majuro February 1973

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