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Pac.DU22.O75 1944
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TITLE: 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., Andrey Avinoff, Francis Lee Jacques [and others].
AUTHOR: Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969.
SERIES: Fighting forces series
PUBLISHED: New York : W.W. Norton, [c1944]
DESCRIPTION: 218 p. : ill., double color plates, maps (part double), double charts ; 23 cm.
EDITION: 1st ed.
NOTES: "Second edition in the Fighting forces series March 1945."
NOTES: Summary: Covers discovery and exploration of the Pacific, climate, winds, currents, tides; stars over Melanesia, native peoples, ocean life, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects, plants. Includes regional descriptions of Australia, New Zealand,Melanesia, the Netherlands Indies, Philippines, Micronesia, Polynesia, the Aleutians, the Pribiloff, and the Galapagos Islands, Formosa, the Luchu, the Kurile, and the Sakhalin Islands, and Japan.
SUBJECT: Natural history--Oceania.
SUBJECT: Natural history --Islands of the Pacific.
SUBJECT: Natural history.
SUBJECT: Travel.
SUBJECT: Islands of the Pacific--Description and travel.
SUBJECT: Pacific Ocean.
SUBJECT: Pacific Ocean --Islands of the Pacific.
ADDED ENTRY: Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969.

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