TITLE

Polynesia's Mystery Islands

AUTHOR(S)
Kirch, Patrick V.
PUB. DATE
May 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;May/Jun88, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the discovery and history of the mystery islands of Polynesia. Details about the travel and exploration led by Fletcher Christian; Discovery of ruined temples and abandoned stone images in the islands; Artifacts discovered; Indications about history and archaeology.
ACCESSION #
10949238

 

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