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

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May 26, 1926 Manlkwari
[sic, = Manokwari]

Manokwari lies in a bay near the northern coast of the Bird’s Head (Dutch: Vogelkop; Indonesian: Kepala Burung) Peninsula of western New Guinea (See Matthew Stirling’s journal entries for April 26 and 27, and expedition photos from Manokwari).


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