D'Entrecasteaux Islands


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D'Entrecasteaux Islands

(French dɑ̃trəkasto)
pl n
(Placename) a group of volcanic islands in the Pacific, off the SE coast of New Guinea: part of Papua New Guinea. Pop: 49 167 (1990 est). Area: 3141 sq km (1213 sq miles)

D'En′tre•cas′teaux Is′lands

(ˈdɑn trəˈkæs toʊ, ˌdɑn-)
n.pl.
a group of islands in Papua New Guinea, off the E tip of New Guinea.
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We describe here four additional species of the genus Bryaninops, one from the Bali, Indonesia, one from the D'Entrecasteaux Islands of Papua New Guinea, one from Linnet Reef of the Great Barrier Reef, and one from the Mentawai Islands off Sumatra, all long overlooked due to initial misidentification.
The Company will also commence exploration in the highly prospective D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Milne Bay Province for epithermal gold deposits similar to the Misima deposit including geochemical and possible geophysical programs to define drilling targets.
Female middle femur with ~14 very small black teeth along ventral margin; eastern New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Islands and Louisiade Archipelago (Fig.
The case of Lawson and his critics, specifically Captain Moresby, the author of the factually true Discoveries and Surveys in New Guinea and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands (pp 234-43), neatly illustrates 'the mutual implication of fictional and factual accounts (and) the manner in which this collective literature draws upon and further nourished a common imaginary' (p.
Earle from 82 m in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea.
Malinowski (1965 [1935] h 221-22, II 82, 133) explained how Trobrianders distinguished between dakuna (describing dead coral stone), binabina (all volcanic stone from the D'Entrecasteaux Islands to the west) and kema (stone from Woodlark used for adzes and axes).
Gameta is located on the northeast corner of Fergusson Island, one of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands off the coast of the PNG mainland (see map B).
Pottery traditions of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands of Papua.
Igwageta is one of four advanced prospects on Union's Fergusson Island tenements in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands, and one of 35 geochemical anomalies there (see Yamana release Jan.
Union is an Australian company, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, with a small producing operation at Wapolu, on Fergusson Island, and properties in the other d'Entrecasteaux Islands of PNG, a geological setting prospective for epithermal gold deposits.