"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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July 27, 1926 good sized river

Stirling later refers to this as the Brown River. Hedberg calls it the “Gentlemen of the Science River” or, simply the “unknown river.”
See photos from "Brown River"
See Film Selection #18


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