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Caroline Islands

Frederick William Christian

Caroline Islands

travel in the sea of the little lands

by Frederick William Christian

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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caroline Islands
    • Subjects:
    • Caroline Islands -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      1st ed. originally published, London, Methuen, 1899.

      Statement[by] F. W. Christian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU563 .C5 1967
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 412 p.
      Number of Pages412
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5642132M
      LC Control Number68073841

      The easy-going island-life of downtown Koror has steadily grown into a bustling collection of hotels, restaurants and shopping centers; now finding a quiet setting to relax means having to leave the city buzz behind and seek a retreat in the western part of Koror State via the island of Meyuns, above the village hamlet of Ngerkebesang, in the hills of Engoll where the resort property wraps around the hilltop, known locally as Ketund. They are uneven in size and in level of attitude above sea level. Google Scholar Schlanger, S. People and culture[ edit ] Women fishing with nets, Chuuk — The native inhabitants speak a variety of Micronesian languages including PohnpeianChuukeseCarolinianand Kosraeanas well as the Western Malayo-Polynesian languages Palauan and Chamorroand the unclassified language Yapese possibly one of the Admiralty Islands languages. Other common plants include Suriana maritima and Morinda citrifolia. The mission thereby suffered greatly, and the Propaganda Fide finally deemed it advisable to replace the Spanish Capuchins with others of German nationality and to erect one Apostolic prefecture instead of the two separate missions.

      Madrid, There are also numerous canals, and what look like artificial harbours constructed amid the shallow lagoons. Having secured the territory, Spain attempted to establish custom duties in the region inbut Germany and the United Kingdom protested because Spain's previous abandonment of the islands had allowed the arrival of German and British missions there. Most of the islands comprise low, flat coral atolls, but some rise high above sea level. Caroline Island is an important breeding site for a number of species of seabirds, most notably the sooty tern Onychoprion fuscata, numbering arounda colony of sooty terns dominates the eastern islets and the great frigatebird Fregata minor, numbering over 10, Caroline Islands map.

      Other native animals include the Tridacna clam, which is abundant in the central lagoon, hermit crabs, and multiple species of lizards. The waters are excellent for surfing and fishing. When the Spanish Fathers had laid the foundations of the mission, these islands passed by purchase into the hands of Germany in The origin of the East-Asiatic typhoons had been traced to these regions, and twice a day observations are made, and notice is frequently given to Manila by cable. Each bungalow is made almost entirely of wood with local mahogany, mangrove and bamboo. The islets, like those of all atolls, share a common geologic origin and consist of sand deposits and limestone rock set atop a coral reef.


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Immorality is rife among them, even the little children being infected with it. The Spanish Capuchins had a catechism and prayer book printed in the Ponape dialect, and Father Anthony of Valentia wrote a small grammar and dictionary of the Yap dialect in They have been closely explored by Herr Kubary, Mr F.

Different islands and island groups in the Carolines passed down unique and variant oral legends recounting the origins and early histories of their peoples. In Ponape the remains are of a somewhat similar character, but on a much larger scale, and with this difference, that while those of Lele all stand on the land, those of Ponape are built in the water.

The walls of the main building near the entrance of Metalanim harbour form a massive quadrangle ft. Ifalik, Micronesia: fishermenFishermen with a catch of tuna, Ifalik, Micronesia. Caroline Island is believed to have originated from a volcanic hotspot which eroded and then became home to a coral reef which grew above the ocean surface.

Moss, and later Mr F. South America Caroline Islands There is no better tourism venture than investing in exploration of an island. The language spoken in commerce is English, but there are several indigenous languages.

Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Caroline Islands

The Saudeleur centralized form of absolute rule is characterized in Pohnpeian legend as becoming increasingly oppressive over several generations. Waterfalls are in plenty and they give a heavenly blown front of your eyes because of the surrounding colorful vegetation.

In the background: Pisonia forest and a row of non-indigenous coconut palms on Nake Islet. The origin of the East-Asiatic typhoons had been traced to these regions, and twice a day observations are made, and notice is frequently given to Manila by cable.

The most important island groups are Palau, Truk, and Yap. Relations resumed later, but with a distinctly commercial character. Pohnpeian legend recounts that the Saudeleur rulers, the first to bring government to Pohnpei, were of foreign origin. A conflict arose, leading to the submission of these facts for arbitration by Pope Leo XIIIwho recognized Spanish rights on the islands west of the th meridian east ; he assigned to Germany the Marshall Islands and the right to maintain a naval station in one of the Caroline Islands, a right that Germany never exercised.

Google Scholar Bloom, A. In that year, the Spanish representative Butron and the kings of Koror and Artingal signed an act which recognized the sovereignty of the king of Spain on the Carolines.Little House: The Caroline Years Series.

7 primary works • 7 total works. Other Little House on the Prairie books: Little House series Little House: The Martha Years Book 2. Little Town at the Crossroads. by Maria D. Wilkes. · Ratings · 50 Reviews · published · 10 editions. The Palau Carolines Resort (formerly known as The Carolines) is the site of eight private bungalows, seven of which have recently undergone renovations and upgrades worthy of today’s traveler; the eighth one is being completely rebuilt.

Enjoy the comfortable king or twin beds, air conditioning, mini bar, cable TV, wireless internet and more. The Caroline Islands (or the Carolines) are a widely scattered archipelago of tiny islands in the western Pacific Ocean, to the north of New Guinea. Politically they are divided between the Federated States of Micronesia in the eastern part of the group, and Palau at the extreme western end.

CAROLINE ISLANDS, a widely-scattered archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, E. of the Philippines and N. of New Guinea, included in Micronesia, between 5° and 10° N., and ° and ° E., belonging to Germany. They fall into three main groups, the Western, Central and Eastern Carolines, the central being the most numerous, while the western.

Nov 12,  · Read "Caroline Islands" by F.W. Christian available from Rakuten Kobo. First published in Brand: Taylor And Francis. Caroline Islands are often described as like Tahiti or Hawaii without the development.

They are located southwest of Hawaii and northeast of Australia. The island they are pioneering for surf has a population of only people, and receives only about – international tourists per .