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Pacific Islands - Sailing Directions.


Compiled by Lieutenant G. E. Richards from the surveys of early navigators these 3 volumes give precise sailing instructions for the Pacific Islands and much useful information on the islands for the mariner. Volume I deals with the western groups - New Hebrides, Solomon, New Ireland, New Britain, Admiralty and Caroline Islands, with part of New Guinea; volume II deals with the central groups - Kermadec, Tonga, Samoa, Union, Phoenix, Ellice, Gilbert and Marshall Islands; volume III deals with the eastern groups - Tubai, Cook and Society Islands, Marquesas, Sandwich Islands.