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Koror Harbor east entrance showing barrier reef to outside and patch reefs in lagoon. North side of entrance. Uplifted limestone islands.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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Koror Harbor east entrance showing barrier reef to outside and patch reefs in lagoon. South side of entrance. Uplifted limestone islands.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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Limestone islets in karst topography of Palau.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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West entrance to Koror Harbor - the main ship channel
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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West entrance to Koror Harbor - the main ship channel from Malakal Island
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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Palau boatyard on Malakal Island
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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The causeway between Malakal and Koror Islands
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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The T-dock commercial area on Koror with Babelthaup Island in the background.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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Palau Fisheries Office and Fisheries Coop dock in center - Van Camp tuna freezing facility in lower right.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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View showing limestone topography - Continental hotel in far right center
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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Van Camp tuna freezing plant and Palau Harbor port facilities
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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Micronesian Mariculture Demonstration Center - now Palau Mariculture Center
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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A sunfish sailboat on the lagoon
Malakal, Koror August 1973
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Low cloud on the volcanic cliffs
Ponape February 1973
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Low cloud on the volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
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Volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
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Volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
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Volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
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District center of Ponape
Ponape, Kolonia March 1971
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School at Kolonia
Ponape February 1973
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An old Japanese tank left at Kolonia
Ponape February 1973
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Catholic Church at Kolonia
Ponape February 1973
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Lagoon scene
Ponape March 1971
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Native hotel bungalows
Ponape February 1973
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Bending vines for basket construction
Ponape February 1973
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Red mangrove prop roots - an extreme example
Ponape March 1971
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Lagoon scene
Ponape March 1971
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Lagoon scene
Ponape March 1971
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Native outrigger canoe - different design than Yap and Sonsoral Canoe
Ponape March 1971
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A path through lush foliage
Ponape March 1971
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Looking over jungle to the sea
Ponape March 1971
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A coastal scene
Ponape March 1971
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A coastal scene
Ponape March 1971
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A coastal scene with palms and house on stilts overhanging the water
Ponape March 1971
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A conical hill adjacent to the sea.
Ponape March 1971
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A conical hill with lush tropical vegetation adjacent to the sea
Ponape March 1971
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A walkway over a tidal stream.
Ponape March 1971
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Micronesian children sitting on a railroad rail
Ponape March 1971
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A Micronesian outrigger sailing proa or under sail. These vessels are also known as a "popo" in Yap and vintas in the Philippines.
Ponape April 1972
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Cloud shrouded mountains seen from at sea.
Ponape March 1971
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Outrigger canoe being poled in shallow water.
Ponape March 1971
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Approaching the prehistoric Micronesian city of Nan Madol
Ponape March 1971
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The prehistoric Micronesian city of Nan Madol - Basalt "logs" came from miles away.
Ponape March 1971
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Getting ready to land on the stairway to Nan Madol - a prehistoric Micronesian city constructed of basalt "logs." Basalt was quarried miles away.
Ponape February 1973
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Local guides standing next to basalt buildings of prehistoric Nan Madol.
Ponape March 1971
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Transportation to Nan Madol. Black rocks are basalt "logs" carried to the prehistoric city.
Ponape March 1971
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Basalt "log" construction at Nan Madol. Each basalt log is separate column of basalt found in area of columnar jointing and weighs hundreds of pounds. Some logs appear to be sufficiently large to weigh over a ton.
Ponape March 1971
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Jungle growth attempting to reclaim the ancient city of Nan Madol.
Ponape March 1971
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The larger buildings at Nan Madol are quite impressive. Note the thickness of the larger basalt "log" in the structure.
Ponape February 1973
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Seawall and buildings built of basalt "logs" at Nan Madol.
Ponape February 1973

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