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2 edition of maritime history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from Laysan to Kure. found in the catalog.

maritime history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from Laysan to Kure.

Tane Renata Casserley

maritime history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from Laysan to Kure.

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Published by Marine Option Program, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa in Manoa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesReport / Graduate Maritime Archaeology and History Certificate Program -- 1
ContributionsUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa. School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology. Marine Option Program.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18506198M

(Source: Antonelis et al. ) Hawaiian Monk Seals - Hawaiian monk seals are distributed throughout Hawaii predominantly in six Northwestern Hawaiian Islands subpopulations at French Frigate Shoals, Laysan and Lisianski Islands, Pearl and Hermes Reef, and Midway and Kure Atoll. The current population size of the Hawaiian monk seal is estimated. This folder contains documents compiling observation data on Hawaiian monk seals on islands of Hawaii. Included are a table of data from Pearl and Hermes Reef for and , a table listing seal tags from Kure Atoll for , two tables with observation records from Kure Atoll and Pearl and Hermes Reef from to , and one table compiling numbers of Hawaiian monk seals tagged in. SPECIES INFORMATION: The Laysan finch is an omnivorous, ground-nesting Hawaiian honeycreeper (Family: Fringillidae) endemic to Laysan Island in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Laysan finches have black legs, large feet, and relatively large bills suitable for eating seeds. They are vocally inventive and have a varied song repertoire.


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maritime history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from Laysan to Kure. by Tane Renata Casserley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands or the Leeward Islands are the small islands and atolls in the Hawaiian island chain located northwest (in some cases, far to the northwest) of the islands of Kauai and cally, they are all part of Honolulu County in the U.S.

state of Hawaii, except Midway Atoll, which is a territory distinct from Hawaii and grouped as one of the United States. Laysan (/ ˈ l aɪ s ɑː n /; Hawaiian: Kauō), located nautical miles (1, km; mi) northwest of Honolulu at N25° 42' 14" W° 44' 04", is one of the Northwestern Hawaiian comprises one land mass of 1, acres ( km 2), about 1 by 1 1 ⁄ 2 miles ( by km) in is an atoll of sorts, although the land completely surrounds a shallow central lake some 8.

In Isles of Refuge, the first book solely devoted to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, field biologist Mark Rauzon shares his extensive, first-hand knowledge of their natural history while providing an engaging narrative of his travels.

Braving seasickness, bad weather, and biting bird ticks, he journeyed from Nihoa to Kure to study and photograph plants and animals for the U.S. Fish and. Standen () An explanatory description of the sand islands of Kure, Midway and Pearl & Hermes Reef.

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Isles of refuge: wildlife and history of the northwestern Hawaiian Islands. [Mark J Rauzon] -- "Nihoa, Necker, French Frigate Shoals, Gardner Pinnacles, Maro Reef, Laysan, Lisianski, Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Midway, Kure - the remote, uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands form a 1,mile.

Book Description: In Isles of Refuge, the first book solely devoted to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, field biologist Mark Rauzon shares his extensive, first-hand knowledge of their natural history while providing an engaging narrative of his travels.

From end to end, the islands span 1, miles—longer than San Francisco to Dallas—and stretch from the shores of the Big Island of Hawaii where lava still forms new land, to the coral fringes of Kure Atoll, a Hawaiian island near its end. The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands - Leeward Islands.

When most people think of Hawaii, they think about Honolulu, Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbor (which are all on the island of Oahu); others are maybe even familiar with the neighbor islands of Kauai, Maui, Lanai, Molokai or the Big Island, the lesser visited Hawaii tourism destinations.

The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands have revealed another piece of their long history of shipwrecks: the remains of the British whaler Gledstanes, which broke up on the reef at Kure Atoll in The ship's anchors, trypots and other parts have been lying amid the coral heads and patches of sand for more than years—never found in part because Kure is so frightening to shipping that.

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Casserley, Tane. "A Maritime History of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from Laysan to Kure," submitted to Marine Option Program, University of Hawaiʻi Pacific Commercial Advertiser Janu Sandwich Island Gazette Novem The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI), an isolated chain of coral atolls, reefs and islands, offer a rare glimpse at maritime history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from Laysan to Kure.

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Graduate certificate technical report. Marine Option Program, University of Hawaii, Honolulu. Google Scholar. The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) are a chain of tiny islands, atolls and shoals that spans more than km of the Pacific.

They stretch from Nihoa Island, northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands, to Kure Atoll, northwest of Midway. Isles of Refuge: Wildlife and History of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (review) Isles of Refuge: Wildlife and History of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (review) Hodgson, Lynn M.

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source of marine life that helps restock the main Hawaiian islands. • Most of the islands in the Northwestern chain were set aside by President Theodore Roosevelt in as the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

Kure Atoll has been protected as a State Wildlife Sanctuary since Species of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands provide the main nesting areas for more than 90% of Hawai‘i’s honu (Chelonia mydas, Hawaiian green sea turtles), and the breeding and birthing areas of more than 90% of Hawai‘i’s ‘ilio-holo-i-ka-uaua (Monachus schauinslandi, Hawaiian monk seals).

The Maritime Heritage Program is currently exploring three whaling wreck sites, tentatively identified as 1) British whaler Pearl lost at Pearl and Hermes Atoll in (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands), 2) British whaler Hermes lost at Pearl and Hermes Atoll inand 3) American whaler Parker lost at Kure Atoll in (Northwestern Hawaiian.

Dozens of tiny islands, atolls and shoals, spanning 1, nautical miles of the world’s largest ocean, are slowly, quietly slipping into the sea, destined to become seamounts. Hundreds of miles north of Kaua‘i, places like Nihoa, Laysan, Pearl and Hermes and Kure comprise the little known, rarely visited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI).

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Full text of "An annotated bibliography of Laysan Island, northwestern Hawaiian Islands" See other formats. Hawaii’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy October 1, NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) extend approximately 1, kilometers (1, miles) from Ni‘ihau and Kaua‘i to Kure Atoll in the north.

They consist of ten main atoll systems, each of which has one or more islands. Mission Log: J A History of Man's Impact and Exploitation; the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Patricia Greene NOAA Teacher-at-Sea. One reason the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) are so unique is that they contain some of the most isolated, pristine, and genetically pure coral reefs in the world. Kure Atoll (/ ˈ k ʊər iː /; Hawaiian: Mokupāpapa) or Ocean Island is an atoll in the Pacific Ocean 48 nautical miles (89 km; 55 mi) west-northwest of Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands at CoordinatesThe only land of significant size is called Green Island and is a habitat for hundreds of thousands of seabirds.

A short, unused and unmaintained runway and a portion of one. One July 23rd,the NOAA ship Hiialakai returned to Honolulu following a day research cruise to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

The multidisciplinary expedition included six maritime archaeologists with NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary Program conducting non-invasive survey at Kure Atoll and Pearl and Hermes Atoll. The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, especially Midway Atoll, became a important to the United States after the US claimed possession in Its importance increased in the 20th century beginning with the establishment of the first transpacific cable and station in operation by Inhe received a Graduate Certificate in Maritime Archaeology and History from the Marine Option Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

His research focused on the maritime history of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and conducted surveys on Pearl and Hermes, and Midway atolls. Hawaii 72 sq mi ( km2) Northwestern Hawaiian Islands subregion The drainage on Kure, Laysan, Lisianski, Necker, and Marine conservation activism (2, words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article.

Kure Atoll at the northwestern end of the Hawaiian Islands is the closest point in the archipelago to the northernmost of the Marshall Islands, 2, km to the southwest.

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Braving seasickness, bad weather, and biting bird ticks, he journeyed from Nihoa to Kure to study and photograph plants and animals for the U.S.

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Much of the information gathered will be used by the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve as it applies for national marine sanctuary status. "Maritime archeology, culture and history are important components of all national marine sanctuaries," said reserve coordinator Robert Smith.

Kure Atoll is the northwesternmost of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and also the northernmost coral atoll in the world. Also known as Kānemiloha'i in the Hawaiian language, the oval-shaped atoll measures 6 miles (10 km) in diameter and features a circular barrier reef and a shallow lagoon in its center with a few sand islets.

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Opportunities at Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Volunteer opportunities exist on Tern and Laysan Islands at Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge within Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Each year a total of applicants are selected for 6 month (minimum) assignments on Laysan and Tern.

Kure Atoll From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search. Clips from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) Kure atoll- underwater clips showing goatfish, giant trevally (ulua), and Laysan Albatross chicks learning to.

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Kure Atoll is a part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) and is located 1, miles northwest of Oʻahu. Kure Atoll occupies a unique position referred to as the ‘Darwin Point’, which is the northern extent of coral reef development, and the atoll is estimated to be million years old.

They include, Nihoa, Necker Island, French Frigate Shoals, Gardner Pinnacles, Maro Reef, Laysan, Lisianski, Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Midway Atoll, and Kure Atoll.

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By Mark J. Rauzon. In Isles of Refuge, the first book solely devoted to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, field biologist Mark Rauzon shares his extensive, first-hand knowledge of their natural history while providing an engaging narrative of his travels.

Braving seasickness, bad weather, and biting bird ticks, he.The following is a list of islands of state of Hawaii, consisting of the Hawaiian Islands, has the fourth-longest ocean coastline of the 50 states (after Alaska, Florida, and California) at miles (1, km).It is the only state that consists entirely of islands with 6, mi² (16, km²) of land.

The Hawaiian Island archipelago extends some 1, miles (2, km) from the.