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"By Aeroplane to Pygmyland" Accounts of the 1926 Smithsonian-Dutch Expedition to New Guinea

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Location Subject:
Overland Trail/Upper Rouffaer/Nogullo River
Filename:
Arb155n
Captions [about captions]
C1:
Possibly the same bridge as in X080, X084, and B066
C2:
N/A
C3:
Rattan suspension bridge across the upper Rouffaer (here called the Nogullo) built by the pygmies. This is the first pygmy trail encountered in ascending the river from the lake plain.
C4:
N/A
C5:
N/A
Quote from Stirling Journal:
...the rattan bridge across the Rouffaer...is quite a piece of aboriginal engineering work. (Sept 3)


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