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Identifier: landofnewguineap00rawl
Title: The land of the New Guinea pygmies; an account of the story of a pioneer journey of exploration into the heart of New Guinea
Year: 1913 (1910s)
Authors: Rawling, Cecil Godfrey, 1870- Harrison, Herbert Spencer, b. 1872
Subjects: British ornithologists' union expedition Ethnology -- Indonesia Papua Negritos Papua (Indonesia) -- Description and travel
Publisher: London : Seeley, Service & co., limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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h regard to the prospects of a furtheradvance to the east had been anything but promising.The river had been examined for miles up-stream anddown without a ford being located or a tributary found,which by diminishing the volume of the main streammight enable a crossing to be made. Dozens of treeshad been felled in fruitless attempts to span the torrent.The worst news of all was that the Iwaka for the nextthree or four miles continued to flow from the north,and from what could be seen from the lie of themountains there was no reason to expect a changeof direction. A path had been cut for over two miles up the southspur of a mountain lying to the north of the camp, andthis, if it led nowhere in particular, at least promised afair view of the surrounding country and the generalcourse of the river. Along this path Marshall and Iset out at daybreak, the going underfoot being excellentand the ascent gradual and regular. In this case anatural path had been formed along the crest, and the 304

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From above Iwaka Cami Looking towards Wataikwa Mountain. Precipice under cljud in the background.

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Date: 2014-07-28 17:20:37

bookid:landofnewguineap00rawl bookyear:1913 bookdecade:1910 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:Rawling__Cecil_Godfrey__1870_ bookauthor:Harrison__Herbert_Spencer__b__1872 booksubject:British_ornithologists__union_expedition booksubject:Ethnology____Indonesia_Papua booksubject:Negritos booksubject:Papua__Indonesia_____Description_and_travel bookpublisher:London___Seeley__Service___co___limited bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:362 bookcollection:cdl bookcollection:americana

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