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

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Map 1: Map of the Dutch East Indies (later Indonesia)


Map 2: "Map of the Mamberamo River, Netherlands New Guinea"



Note: Matthew Stirling's much later audio narration of the 1926 film footage refers to several highland locations shown in the film as "Damuneru" but this is unlikely to be correct for all locations so named. Thus, all highland film footage is here linked to all five highland locations. See Interpretive Essay 2

Map 3: "The Country of the Nogullo Pygmies"


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