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Lands of the Wewak-Lower Sepik area, Territory of Papua and New Guinea

H. A. Haantjens

Lands of the Wewak-Lower Sepik area, Territory of Papua and New Guinea

by H. A. Haantjens

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Published by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Melbourne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLands of the Wewak Lower Sepik area, Territory of Papua and New Guinea.
Statementcomprising papers by H.A. Haantjens ... [et al.] ; compiled by H.A. Haantjens.
SeriesLand research series -- No.22
ContributionsCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)
The Physical Object
Pagination149p. :
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19460130M

The Sepik River is the longest river on the island of New Guinea, and after the Fly and the Mamberamo the third largest by majority of the river flows through the Papua New Guinea provinces of Sandaun and East Sepik, with a small section flowing through the Indonesian province of Papua. The Sepik, pronounced "sea-pick", is one of the great river systems of the World. browse West Sepik (Papua New Guinea) google maps gazetteer. Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions in Papua New Guinea. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions. You are in West Sepik (Papua New Guinea), administrative region of level 1.

This page shows the location of East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea on a detailed satellite map. Choose from several map styles. From street and road map to high-resolution satellite imagery of East Sepik Province. Get free map for your website. Discover the beauty hidden in the maps. Maphill is more than just a map gallery. This is the Sepik chapter from Lonely Planet’s Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands guidebook. The mighty Sepik is one of the great rivers of the world. In serpentine fashion it flows for km through swamplands, tropical rainforests and mountains. The Sepik is more than just a river, it’s also a repository of complex cultures.

Life in the Sepik area revolves around the river, with men paddling narrow dugout canoes full of goods for trade, women fishing or making sago and children joyfully swinging from trees to splash down in the river. The Sepik is a gallery of tribal art, each village boasts a . Human geography of Papua New Guinea The mountainous region covers more than 72% of the total land area, exploring material culture distributions in the Upper Sepik and Central New : Bryant Allen.


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