On the Islands of the Great Ocean

  title={On the Islands of the Great Ocean},
  author={Jules-Se´Bastien-Ce´Sar Dumont D'Urville and I. Ollivier and Antoine de Biran and G. Clark},
  journal={The Journal of Pacific History},
  pages={163 - 174}
  • Jules-Se´Bastien-Ce´Sar Dumont D'Urville, I. Ollivier, +1 author G. Clark
  • Published 2003
  • History
  • The Journal of Pacific History
  • AS I STATED IN THE NARRATIVE OF THE VOYAGE OF THE ASTROLABE,1 I HAD originally intended to publish in the last volume of that work my thoughts on the peoples of the Great Ocean, and the nomenclature that I proposed for classifying its numerous islands. But the publication of the Voyage of the Astrolabe has already been delayed much longer than I expected, and some of the expressions that I will need to use in my narrative call for a preliminary explanation if they are to be fully understood by… CONTINUE READING