The Pacific world, its vast distances, its lands and the life upon them, and its peoples, edited by Fairfield Osborn, with maps and illustrations by Robert M. Chapin, Jr., Audrey Avinoff, Francis Lee Jaques [and others] ...

New York, W.W. Norton and Company [1944] .

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Subjects Islands of the Pacific -- Description and travel.
Natural history -- Islands of the Pacific.
Natural history.
Pacific Ocean -- Islands of the Pacific.
Pacific Ocean.
Pazifischer Raum.
Description 218 pages, 1 leaf illustrations, double color plates, maps (part double) double charts 23 cm
Copyright Date [1944]
Notes "First edition."
Contents The Pacific is before you: an introduction to the men of the armed services / by William Beebe -- 1. The ocean -- 2. The islands -- 3. Discovery and exploration -- 4. Climates, winds, currents, and tides -- 5. Stars over Melanesia -- 6. The native peoples -- 7. Ocean life -- 8. Mammals -- 9. Birds -- 10. Reptiles, amphibians, and insects -- 11. Plants -- 12. Australia and New Zealand -- 13. Melanesia -- 14. The Netherlands Indies -- 15. The Philippine Islands -- 16. Micronesia -- 17. Polynesia -- 18. The Aleutian, the Pribilof, and the Galapagos Islands -- 19. Formosa, the Luchu, the Kurile, and the Sakhalin Islands -- 20. Japan.
Geographic Area Oceania
Pacific Ocean
Network Numbers (OCoLC)415120
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969,
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