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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

JournalofUSSPortsmouth-1873.pdf
This journal describes the voyage of the USS Portsmouth as part of an ocean surveying expedition to map uncharted or little known islands. While on Palmyra they performed what is considered the first extensive survey of plant and animal life on the…

Date: 1874

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