Green low patches are taro patches. Taro, a tuber, is a staple food of the
western Pacific Islands. Native women maintain the taro culture.
Image ID: mvey0075, NOAA's Small World Collection
Location: Sonsorol Tobi, Western Caroline Islands
Photo Date: June 1971
Photographer: Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program
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