PACIFIC ISLANDS Polynesia Hawaii Samoa Fiji Tonga Tahiti Cook. SDUK 1844 map

PACIFIC ISLANDS Polynesia Hawaii Samoa Fiji Tonga Tahiti Cook. SDUK 1844 map Stock Photo
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Antiqua Print Gallery / Alamy Stock Photo

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T2K4XH

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54.6 MB (1.8 MB Compressed download)

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4812 x 3965 px | 40.7 x 33.6 cm | 16 x 13.2 inches | 300dpi

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Polynesia

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

POLYNESIA, OR ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC.Mariana or Ladrones, Pelew Islands. or Palaos, Gilbert Islands. or Scarborough Range, Marshall Islands, Otdia or Romanzoff Group, Galapagos Islands, Marquesas Islands or Mendana Archipelago, Sandwich Islands, Samoa or Navigator Islands, Fiji Islands, Tonga or Friendly Islands, Tonga-Tabou Island; The Low Archipelago (inc Society Islands), Otaheite or Tahiti, Cooks or Hervey Isles, Pitcairn Island, Juan Fernandez, Admiralty Isles, New Ireland or Tombara, New Britain or Birara, Salomon (Solomon) Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, Vanikoro Island. Artist/engraver/cartographer: Engraved by J & C Walker. Provenance: "Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge", published by Chapman & Hall, London, under the superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge [SDUK Atlas]. Type: Antique steel engraved map. The map includes numerous comments about the dates of discovery of each island, the names of the explorers who discovered the islands and other later visitors, the perceived characteristics of the native peoples (eg "inhabitants remarkably mild and docile"), and the availability of raw materials and tradeable products.

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