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Scientific Survey of the South Pacific, 1981-1983

Scientific Survey of the South Pacific, 1981-1983

Fiji, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea

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Published by Kagoshima University research Center for the South Pacific in Kagoshima, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fiji.,
  • Solomon Islands.,
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Fiji.,
    • Natural history -- Solomon Islands.,
    • Natural history -- Papua New Guinea.,
    • Agriculture -- Fiji.,
    • Agriculture -- Solomon Islands.,
    • Agriculture -- Papua New Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Shin-ichi Terashi.
      SeriesOccasional papers,, no. 5 (1985, Occasional papers (Kagoshima Daigaku. Nanpō Kaiiki Kenkyū Sentā) ;, 1985, 5.
      ContributionsTerashi, Shinʼichi, 1935-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH198.F55 S35 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2308219M
      LC Control Number86185026

      An early and ambitious American scientific expedition developed a nightmarish side. The United States Exploring Expedition of was a jumble of contradictions. Nominally, the six-vessel undertaking was to chart islands and reefs in the Pacific Ocean, collect specimens, and lay claim to : Nancy Tappan. Biologist Searches Remote South Pacific Island for Slime Molds. Aug. 01, He is the author or coauthor of thirteen books and more than book chapters and papers published in scientific journals. Many of these deal with the distribution, ecology and biology of myxomycetes. Robert D. Ballard is Founder and President of the Ocean Exploration Trust; Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration and Professor of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of is an Explorer-At-Large at the National Geographic Society, Commissioner for the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, and a Research Scholar at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Guam's history of colonialism is the longest among the Pacific islands and Chamorros are considered one of the oldest mixed race in the Pacific. In the Spanish formally incorporated the islands to the Spanish East Indies and founded a colony on Guam as a .


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