2 edition of Around the Pacific, South Seas, and the Orient, 1932 found in the catalog.
Around the Pacific, South Seas, and the Orient, 1932
Edward James Stackpole
|Statement||by E.J. Stackpole.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 95/08909 (D)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||95229612|
How did the Pacific Ocean get its name. The "Seven Seas" (as in the idiom "sail the Seven Seas") is an ancient phrase for all of the world's oceans. Since the 19th century, the term has been taken to include seven oceanic bodies of water: the Arctic Ocean; the North Atlantic Ocean; the South Atlantic Ocean; the Indian Ocean; the North Pacific Ocean; the South Pacific.
Vote for your favorite books set in the idyllic realm of the South Pacific. To get you started, dive into turquoise waters with these selections from Sarah Jio, the author of The Bungalow, a romantic World. Their gods and devils are not ours.
-from Chapter VII In the years prior to World War I, American author FREDERICK O'BRIEN () took a grand tour of the South Pacific, and the trilogy of books Cited by: 9. Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of sequentially related short stories by James A.
Michener about the Pacific campaign in World War II. The stories are based on Cited by: The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the world's five oceans. It has a total area of million square miles ( Around the Pacific sq km) and it stretches from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and has coastlines along the continents of Asia, Australia, North America, and South America.
In addition, some areas of the Pacific. The South Seas Mandate, officially the Mandate for the German Possessions in the Pacific Ocean lying North of the Equator, was a League of Nations mandate in the "South Seas" given to the Empire of Japan by the League of Nations following World War mandate consisted of islands in the north Pacific.
Frederick O'Brien was born in and died in He wrote books about his travels, especially in the French Polynesian island chains of the South Pacific. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition Reviews: 7. Today the term South Seas, or South Sea, is used in several commonly it refers to the portion of the Pacific Ocean south of the equator.
Inwhen Spanish conquistador Vasco Núñez de Balboa coined the term Mar del Sur, or South Sea, the term was applied to the entire area of today's Pacific Ferdinand Magellan named the same ocean the Pacific. The South Pacific is big place - incredibly vast 1932 book blue, covering 11 million square miles stretching from the top of Australia to the Hawaiian Islands.
Celebrated by artists and writers, from Paul Gauguin to. Frederick O'Brien () White Shadows in the South Seas () Mystic Isles of the South Seas () Atolls of the Sun Around the Pacific Rebecca West (–) Black Lamb and Grey Falcon () and the Orient an.
Irving McClure Johnson (July 4, – January 2, ) was an American sail training pioneer, adventurer, lecturer and author. Johnson was born in Hadley, Massachusetts, the fifth child of the author Clifton Johnson and Anna Tweed McQueston.
Early home movies show him training for a life at sea. But the South Pacific is far from a homogenised string of palms and blue sea. The cultures and landscapes spread across this vast ocean are incredibly diverse, from the low-lying atolls.
About this Item: South Sea Sales. First American edition [c], Honolulu, Softcover/Paperback. Condition: Fine. First Edition. One way to get around the Pacific: the 'pineapple boomerang', 'southern cross' and 'sugar planter's toddy' have an Australian feel; the 'Fiji blackout' and the 'missionary's mistake' closer in keeping to Scotty's apologetic note that, 'I had to limit my book.
South Pacific () Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved stage musical, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Tales of the South Pacific, gets the big-screen treatment in this spectacular, song-filled tale of romance between a naive Navy nurse (Mitzi Gaynor) and a French plantation owner (Rossano Brazzi) on a U.S.-occupied South Seas.
The South Sea islands of Micronesia vary much in formation and in appearance. Those of the Mariana group are mountainous with active volcanoes. In the Marshall archipelago, on the contrary, none of the islands rises more than a few feet above the level of the sea. Passenger Lists by Ship.
The option to browse our Passenger List collection by the name of the ship will assist researchers to focus their search on a specific vessel without requiring other information such. Foreseeable next was the most active water-bound aerial port in the world with huge airliners halting in Hawaii for a few hours or less enroute to the South Seas, Antipodes, and around the world.
The local. Tahiti / South Pacific Cruise Highlights. The beaches in the South Pacific are some of the most stunning in the world. Lounge on the white sand, swim and snorkel in clean, clear water, go diving through coral reefs and lagoons, or try out water sports like sailing, parasailing and deep sea.
The South Pacific islands are the definition of paradise, and the abundance of wildlife is sure to capture your lust for adventure. Beaches of warm, powdery white sand and aqua waters are surrounded by. Before returning from my fourth cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas I wrote down ‘live on a cruise ship’.
Travelling with friends Laura and Caitlin the 11 night Pacific cruise itinerary departing from Sydney included five days at sea and five on various islands around. Southern Ocean, the southern portions of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans and their tributary seas surrounding Antarctica.
Unbroken by any other continental landmass, the Southern Ocean’s narrowest constriction is the Drake Passage, miles wide, between South. For those most interested in the Pacific Islands, this book addresses and contextualizes the substantial contacts of south Asia and China with the western Pacific, especially northern Australia and New Guinea, a prolonged relationship that some notable Pacific Reviews: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for White Shadows in the South Seas at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
Also buried on the island, but not mentioned in the book (since he was born after its publication) is the French poet, Jacques Brel. Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian, famed for his book “Kon Tiki”, lived on the islands for a year. Robert Lewis Stevenson also visited and wrote “In the South Seas Reviews: 7.
The entire archipelago, from the tip of Sumatra on the west to the Moluccas on the east, is almost 5, miles long, and from Borneo to Bali, about 1, miles wide.
To the south is the Indian Ocean and to the north the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea. Pacific Ocean, body of salt water extending from the Antarctic region in the south to the Arctic in the north and lying between the continents of Asia and Australia on the west and North and South America on the east.
Its area, excluding adjacent seas. As usual, there is a Maugham-like narrator who mostly observes and relates; in this case, the narrator, a doctor, is more or less stranded on an isolated South Seas island for a while, and tells us of two other strandees, a rough sea /5().
Directed by F.W. Murnau. With Anne Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu, Bill Bambridge. On the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, a young couple's love is threatened when the tribal chief declares the girl a sacred virgin.
Pacific Islands - Pacific Islands - Colonial rule: Eventually the unstable conditions in the Pacific began to draw in European governments, all of which acknowledged some responsibility for the protection of.
Literary and culture studies include Subramani, South Pacific Literature: From Myth to Fabulation, rev. (Suva, ); Paul Sharrad, ed., Readings in Pacific Literature (Wollongong, ); Hereniko and Wilson, Inside Out; Bill Pearson, Rifled Sanctuaries: Some Views of the Pacific.
Not all the stories are set in South East Asia, as the title erroneously indicates. 1,Pacific 3 stars This is best seen as a preamble. It draws the setting for the South Sea stories that follow. The Pacific may shift from a raging sea /5().
After braving perilous seas and navigating through what are now known as the Straits of Magellan, his small fleet entered an unfamiliar ocean in Nov.
He called this body of water pacific, due to the calmness of the water at the time ('pacific. In the South Pacific, paradisal ports include Vanuatu, Fiji, French Polynesia and New Caledonia. In the Caribbean, choose from ports like the Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti and Antigua.
Or spend more time in. Zane Grey “the father of the American cowboy novel’ was one of the many celebrities who visited Rarotonga on the Union Steamship Company’s trans-Pacific liner service. Others included the English novelist D.H.
Lawrence, the composer Percy Grainger, several All Blacks squads, the Australian cricket legend Don Bradman, the actor Peter Lawford, the. This book on the South Seas, and two others that followed, gained its author, Frederick O'Brien, much fame and popularity in the s.
Today, the book is difficult to find, and Frederick /5(2). Established inSouth Sea Rattan & Wicker Furniture is a manufacturer of high-quality rattan and wicker furniture. Offering a unique and timeless look, South Sea Rattan & Wicker Furniture's wicker and rattan construction materials are imported from Southeast Asia.
Sail the seas in good weather and bad on the H.M.S. Bounty. Flounder in a hurricane as you try to round Cape Horn. Sail to the South Seas the long way, around the Cape of Good Hope and through the.
In general, though, the rule we learned in Part I applies to these tropical islands: western shores will tend to be drier and eastern shores will be rainier. For an example of a South Seas climate, see Figure Getting Around.
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P&O was the first with ton STRATHAIRD sailing from Sydney on 23 December on a cruise to Norfolk Island. On the following dayton ORONSAY sailed to Noumea on the Orient Line's first cruise from Sydney, establishing Noumea as one of the most popular Pacific.
The Works of Ta’unga: Records of a Polynesian Traveller in the South Seas by Ron & Marjorie Crocombe. Recommended retail price $ Almost all published work about the history of the Pacific .A Tale of Two Oceans, A New Story by an Old Californian: An Account of a Voyage from Philadelphia to San Francisco, Around Cape Horn, YearsCalling at Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, and at Juan Fernandez, in the South Pacific .