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NOAA's Small World Collection
Catalog of Images

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Outrigger canoe. To launch, the outrigger would be raised allowing the canoe to slide down the incline.
Yap October 1971
751 thumbnail picture
Native men's meeting house
Yap October 1971
752 thumbnail picture
Thatch roof and woven bamboo walls on native dwelling
Yap October 1971
753 thumbnail picture
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
754 thumbnail picture
Small native house
Yap October 1971
755 thumbnail picture
Village chief's house with many money stones
Yap October 1971
756 thumbnail picture
Beach erosion causing palm trees to topple.
Yap October 1971
757 thumbnail picture
Small native storage building
Yap October 1971
758 thumbnail picture
Crossing of the cultures - Roman Catholic shrine on Yapese money wheel
Yap October 1971
759 thumbnail picture
Native structure on lagoon
Yap October 1971
760 thumbnail picture
Man-made boat canal through mangrove swamp
Yap October 1971
761 thumbnail picture
Dr. James P. McVey deciding how to spend the money.
Yap October 1971
762 thumbnail picture
Yap from the air - a highly eroded volcanic island
Yap April 1972
763 thumbnail picture
Lagoon scene
Yap October 1971
764 thumbnail picture
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
765 thumbnail picture
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
766 thumbnail picture
Limestone islets in karst topography of Palau.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
767 thumbnail picture
West entrance to Koror Harbor - the main ship channel
Malakal, Koror August 1973
768 thumbnail picture
West entrance to Koror Harbor - the main ship channel from Malakal Island
Malakal, Koror August 1973
769 thumbnail picture
Palau boatyard on Malakal Island
Malakal, Koror August 1973
770 thumbnail picture
The causeway between Malakal and Koror Islands
Malakal, Koror August 1973
771 thumbnail picture
The T-dock commercial area on Koror with Babelthaup Island in the background.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
772 thumbnail picture
Palau Fisheries Office and Fisheries Coop dock in center - Van Camp tuna freezing facility in lower right.
Malakal, Koror August 1973
773 thumbnail picture
View showing limestone topography - Continental hotel in far right center
Malakal, Koror August 1973
774 thumbnail picture
Van Camp tuna freezing plant and Palau Harbor port facilities
Malakal, Koror August 1973
775 thumbnail picture
Micronesian Mariculture Demonstration Center - now Palau Mariculture Center
Malakal, Koror August 1973
776 thumbnail picture
A sunfish sailboat on the lagoon
Malakal, Koror August 1973
777 thumbnail picture
Low cloud on the volcanic cliffs
Ponape February 1973
778 thumbnail picture
Low cloud on the volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
779 thumbnail picture
Volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
780 thumbnail picture
Volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
781 thumbnail picture
Volcanic cliffs
Ponape March 1971
782 thumbnail picture
District center of Ponape
Ponape, Kolonia March 1971
783 thumbnail picture
School at Kolonia
Ponape February 1973
784 thumbnail picture
An old Japanese tank left at Kolonia
Ponape February 1973
785 thumbnail picture
Catholic Church at Kolonia
Ponape February 1973
786 thumbnail picture
Lagoon scene
Ponape March 1971
787 thumbnail picture
Native hotel bungalows
Ponape February 1973
788 thumbnail picture
Bending vines for basket construction
Ponape February 1973
789 thumbnail picture
Red mangrove prop roots - an extreme example
Ponape March 1971
790 thumbnail picture
Lagoon scene
Ponape March 1971
791 thumbnail picture
Lagoon scene
Ponape March 1971
792 thumbnail picture
Native outrigger canoe - different design than Yap and Sonsoral Canoe
Ponape March 1971
793 thumbnail picture
A path through lush foliage
Ponape March 1971
794 thumbnail picture
Looking over jungle to the sea
Ponape March 1971
795 thumbnail picture
A coastal scene
Ponape March 1971
796 thumbnail picture
A coastal scene
Ponape March 1971
797 thumbnail picture
A coastal scene with palms and house on stilts overhanging the water
Ponape March 1971
798 thumbnail picture
A conical hill adjacent to the sea.
Ponape March 1971
799 thumbnail picture
A conical hill with lush tropical vegetation adjacent to the sea
Ponape March 1971

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