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" An occasional log drifts to their shores, and at some of the more isolated atolls, where the natives are ignorant of any land but the spot they inhabit, they are deemed direct gifts from a propitiated deity. "
Corals and Coral Islands - Page 316
by James Dwight Dana - 1890 - 440 pages
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The American Journal of Science, Volume 62

Science - 1851
...vessels : and the same lagoons are the pearl fisheries of the Pacific. An occasional log drifts to their shores, and at some of the more isolated atolls, where...often brought stones in their roots. Similar facts were observed by us at the Tarawan Group, and also at Enderby's Island and elsewhere. The stones at...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 49

Science - 1850
...vessels ; and the same lagoons are the pearl fisheries of the Pacific. An occasional log drifts to their shores; and at some of the more isolated atolls, where...often brought stones in their roots. Similar facts were observed by us at the Tarawan group, and also at Enderby's Island, and elsewhere. The stones at...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 49

Geology - 1850
...vessels ; and the same lagoons are the pearl fisheries of the Pacific. An occasional log drifts to their shores; and at some of the more isolated atolls, where...propitiated deity. These drift-logs were noticed by Kotzcbue, at the Marshall Islands, and he remarked also that they often brought stones in their roots....
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Nature, Volume 7

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1873
...notices the drifiing of logs of wood on to remote islands. "An occasional log drifts to the shores, at some of the more isolated atolls, where the natives...deemed direct gifts from a propitiated deity. These drift logs were noticed by Kotzebue at the Marshall Islands, and he remarked also that they often brought...
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Nature, Volume 7

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1873
...notices the drifting of logs of wood on to remote islands. " An occasional log drifts to the shores, at some of the more isolated atolls, where the natives...deemed direct gifts from a propitiated deity. These drift logs were noticed by Kotzebue at the Marshall Islands, and he remarked also that they often brought...
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The Atoll of Funafuti, Part 1

Charles Hedley - 1896
...split and chewed, determined by its grain and taste to be New Zealand kauri, Dammara australis, Lamb. "An occasional log drifts to the shores, and at some...deemed direct gifts from a propitiated deity. These drift logs were noticed by Kotzebue at the Marshall Islands, and he remarked also that they often brought...
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Memoir

Australian Museum - Natural history - 1900
...split and chewed, determined by its grain and taste to be New Zealand kauri, Dammara australis, Lamb. "An occasional log drifts to the shores, and at some...ignorant of any land but the spot they inhabit, they arc deemed direct gifts from a propitiated deity. These drift logs were noticed by Kotzebue at the...
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The Atoll of Funafuti, Ellice Group: Its Zoology, Botany ..., Parts 1-2

Australian Museum, Charles Hedley - Botany - 1900 - 609 pages
...split and chewed, determined by its grain and taste to be New Zealand kauri, Dammara australis, Lamb. " An occasional log drifts to the shores, and at some...ignorant of any land but the spot they inhabit, they arc deemed direct gifts from a propitiated deity. These drift logs were noticed by Kotzebue at the...
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