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

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Annotations to the Journal of Matthew Stirling

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April 7, 1926 Makassar

Stirling uses "Macassor" though the Dutch spelling for this city in southern Celebes (now Sulawesi) Island is "Makassar"; its name was changed to "Ujung Pandang" in 1972 and then was changed back to "Makassar" in 1999.


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