"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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May 5, 1926 K.P.M. steamer Van Noord

K.P.M. is an abbreviation of Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij (“Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company”). Stirling spells the name of this particular steam ship as both “Van Noord” and “Van Noort” in his journal.


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