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Acknowledgments xi 1 Introduction: A Personal Odyssey 1 2 The Earth’s Dynamic Third: The Pacific Basin 7 3 Islands That Vanished Long Ago 35 4 Ancient Continents Hidden by Time 62 5 The Coming of Humans to the Pacific 71 6 Mythical Islands in Pacific Islander Traditions 86 7 Mythical Continents of the Pacific 108 8 Vanishing Islands: Processes of Island Disappearance Witnessed by Humans 130 9 Recently Vanished Islands in the Pacific 147 10 Vanished Islands of the Future 182 11 Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents in the World’s Oceans: Last Thoughts 195 Appendix 1 201 Appendix 2 205 Notes 209 References 241 Index 265 Contents ...

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ISBN
9780824865443
Related ISBN
9780824832193
MARC Record
OCLC
456566429
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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