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NOAA's Small World Collection
Catalog of Images

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Coconut grove on Fanning Island.
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Fanning Island shoreline with research vessel WESTWARD in background.
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Fanning Island lagoon shoreline with native outrigger.
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Native boat shed for outrigger canoe.
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Copra workers homes
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Copra drying sheds. Copra on rail cars would be rolled out when sunny, rolled into sheds when raining.
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Grouper coming up during ciguatera studies. Grouper are suspect species in these islands for carrying toxin.
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Lagoon shoreline.
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Natural sandbar covering coral rubble on lagoon side
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Local residence
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Pigs on shore pond
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Plantation manager's residence
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Plantation manager's residence
Fanning Island 1968 November
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Looking down from the mast of the WESTWARD to the bowsprit
Washington Island 1968 November
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A view of the deck of the WESTWARD while under sail.
Washington Island 1968 November
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The road servicing the two cars on the island.
Washington Island 1968 November
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First mate of the WESTWARD viewing copra drying operation.
Washington Island 1968 November
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Men's meeting house presided over by island chief
Washington Island 1968 November
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Man-made canal built for moving coconuts to the drying sheds.
Washington Island 1968 November
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Traversing the man-made freshwater canal.
Washington Island 1968 November
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A view of the jungle adjacent to the freshwater canal.
Washington Island 1968 November
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Native workers traversing the freshwater canal system.
Washington Island 1968 November
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Micronesian workers traversing the freshwater canal system.
Washington Island 1968 November
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Traversing the man-made freshwater canal.
Washington Island 1968 November
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Village site along man-made freshwater canal.
Washington Island 1968 November
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Necker Island
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Necker Island
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Remains of prehistoric house site
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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The cliffs
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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La Perouse Rock - Dave Olsen of National Park Service in bow of boat ready to land.
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Lisianski Island
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Dave Olsen of National Park Service jumping to zodiac launch at Lisianski Island
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Scientists counting birds at Gardner Pinnacles.
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Gardner Pinnacles - numerous sharks made landing here very exciting. They attempted to attack the biologists swimming to shore.
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Gardner Pinnacles - numerous sharks made landing here very exciting. They attempted to attack the biologists swimming to shore.
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Climbing up the rock wall and catching breath after evading sharks.
Leeward Islands to Gardner Pinnacles 1969 June
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Guano on Gardner Pinnacles
Gardner Pinnacles to Laysan Island 1969 June
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The landing area on Gardner Pinnacles
Gardner Pinnacles to Laysan Island 1969 June
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University of Hawaii research vessel TERITU at Gardner Pinnacles. Known as the "Terrible Two" because of rolling ability.
Gardner Pinnacles to Laysan Island 1969 June
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Approaching La Perouse Rock - This was once a large volcanic island but erosion has removed all but this last remnant.
Gardner Pinnacles to Laysan Island 1969 June
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Gardner Pinnacles
Gardner Pinnacles to Laysan Island 1969 June
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The University of Hawaii research vessel TERITU at Gardner Pinnacles
Gardner Pinnacles to Laysan Island 1969 June
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Coral rock reef-line on Laysan Island
Laysan Island 1969 June
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Biologists studying marine fauna in tidal pools on Laysan Island
Laysan Island 1969 June
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Stranded parrotfish in tidal pool at low tide on Laysan Island
Laysan Island 1969 June
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Aerial view of Midway Island. Note people on sand beach.
Leeward Islands 1969 June
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Aerial view of the atoll.
Eniwetok September 1969
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Barracuda observed during dive on reef
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The Pitons from offshore
St. Lucia 1988 August
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The Pitons from a land view
St. Lucia 1988 August

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