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Catalog of Images

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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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Enjoying a hotel on Majuro
Majuro February 1973
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Beach front hotel on Majuro
Majuro February 1973
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Beach front hotel on Majuro
Majuro February 1973
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Lagoon shoreline on Majuro
Majuro February 1973
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Typical atoll shoreline showing lagoon and breakers on barrier reef on ocean side.
Majuro February 1973
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Ocean side of coral atoll island showing barrier reef. Note coral rubble beach.
Majuro February 1973
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Lagoon side with native dwellings
Majuro February 1973
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Lagoon side of coral atoll
Majuro February 1973
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Clearing palm trees for construction of Majuro Airport
Majuro February 1973
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Palm lined main road on Yap
Yap October 1971
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Stone lined path between villages
Yap October 1971
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Old man named Marcus with betlenut bag escorting American scientist team between villages.
Yap October 1971
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Outrigger canoe. To launch, the outrigger would be raised allowing the canoe to slide down the incline.
Yap October 1971
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Native men's meeting house
Yap October 1971
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Thatch roof and woven bamboo walls on native dwelling
Yap October 1971
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Native home with Yapese money stones indicating great wealth. Stones were mined on Palau and carried by outrigger canoe 300 miles. Money stones are quarried from stalactites in limestone caves.
Yap October 1971
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Small native house
Yap October 1971
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Village chief's house with many money stones
Yap October 1971
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Beach erosion causing palm trees to topple.
Yap October 1971
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Small native storage building
Yap October 1971
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Crossing of the cultures - Roman Catholic shrine on Yapese money wheel
Yap October 1971
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Native structure on lagoon
Yap October 1971
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Man-made boat canal through mangrove swamp
Yap October 1971
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Dr. James P. McVey deciding how to spend the money.
Yap October 1971
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Yap from the air - a highly eroded volcanic island
Yap April 1972
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Lagoon scene
Yap October 1971

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