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TITLE: Prehistory and palaeoecology of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia / J. R. Dodson, M. Intoh
AUTHOR: Dodson, J. R.
PUBLISHED: s.l. : INQUA/Elsevier Science Ltd., 1999.
DESCRIPTION: pp. 17-26 : map, diagr., chart ; 28 cm.
NOTES: Photocopy
NOTES: From : Quarternary International, Vol. 59 (1999), pp. 17-26
NOTES: "This research supported by the Toyota Foundation (Japan) #93-11-050".
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references.
NOTES: "The island of Yap has an established prehistoric record of about 2000 yr. This is a little younger than might be expected on the basis of that known for other regions of Micronesia, and on linguistic grounds the Yapese language has some features which are indicative of an old Oceanic language. In this paper we review these issues and present two palaeoecological records. These records suggest that a major period of forest destruction, accompanied by fire, took place about 3300 B.P. and subsequently a savanna vegetation developed...."
SUBJECT: Paleoecology--Micronesia (Federated States)--Yap.
SUBJECT: Yap (Micronesia)--Antiquities.
SUBJECT: Yap (Micronesia).
ADDED ENTRY: Intoh, Michiko School of International Cultural Relations Hokkaido Tokai University, Sapporo 005, Japan.
ADDED ENTRY: Dodson, J.R. Department of Geography. University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Perth 6907, WA Australia.

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