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Pohnpei, an island argosy--

by Gene Ashby

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Published by Rainy Day Press in Pohnpei, F.S.M, Eugene, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pohnpei (Micronesia)
    • Subjects:
    • Pohnpei (Micronesia)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGuide to Pohnpei., Pohnpei.
      Statementby Gene Ashby.
      ContributionsAshby, Gene.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU568.P7 A8 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 317 p. :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2092737M
      ISBN 100931742145
      LC Control Number88137151

        The name Nan Madol means “spaces between” and refers to the canals that criss-cross the ruins. However, its traditional name was Soun Nan-leng (Reef of Heaven), according to Gene Ashby in his book Pohnpei, An Island Argosy. . The name Nan Madol means "spaces between" and is a reference to the canals that crisscross the ruins. The original name was Soun Nan-leng, according to Gene Ashby in his book Pohnpei, An Island Argosy. It is often called the "Venice of the Pacific".

      According to Gene Ashby’s book “Pohnpei, An Island Argosy”, the original name of Nan Madol was Soun Nan-leng (Reef of Heaven). This ruined city is one astonishing archaeological enigma and is also referred to as "Atlantis" sometimes. It’s also called the "eighth wonder of the world" or the "Venice of the Pacific" because it was built on. Pohnpei. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

        # or the # the #according to gene ashby in his book pohnpei #an island argosy.9 the ruined city is one of todays great arc #consists of a series of small artificial islands linked by a net #constructed in a lagoon #eighth wonder of the world #in the federated states of micronesia in the western pacific oce #nan madol is an archaeological site. To obtain permission for overnight stays, call Catalino Sam at + / ; To hire a boat from Temwen Island, call the oldest son of the Nahnmwarki of Madolenihmw, Motoichy Hebel at + / + Mid to high tide only. For tandem sit-on-top kayak rental ($10/day) at MERIP on the old PATS campus or for permission to launch your own .


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The total area of the enclosure is 75 hectares. Nan Madol is an archaeological site adjacent to the eastern shore of the island of Pohnpei, now part of the Madolenihmw district of Pohnpei state in the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Pacific Madol was the capital of the Saudeleur Dynasty until about The city, constructed in a lagoon, consists of a series of small artificial islands linked by a network.

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The name Nan Madol roughly translates to “space in-between,” a reference to the many channels and canals surrounding the 92 islets.

But, as Gane Ashby writes in his book Pohnpei, An Island Argosy, the island’s initial name was Soun Nan-leng, which means “the Reef of Heaven.” Given its beauty, the numerous waterways between islets, and its sheltered.

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