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ArthurMostynFieldJournal.pdf
From 1886 to 1889, Arthur Mostyn Field was captain of the HMS Penguin, conducting extensive surveys of South Pacific islands on behalf of the British Government. This excerpt from his journal details the work he and his crew did while on Palmyra in…

Date: 1889-05

Pacific Islands Vol. 3 Sailing Directions - Excerpt.pdf
For much of maritime history, sailors relied on their first hand experience, and hand drawn charts to plot their course across the oceans. Volumes like this, Sailing Directions for Pacific Islands, helped them not only find or avoid islands, but…

Date: 1900

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