Admiralty Islands

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a group of islands in the Bismarck Archipelago

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Sourcing of this material both by relative density and later by Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis indicated that obsidian was obtained both from closer sources in the Admiralty Islands and more distant ones on New Britain.
A fish of great interest to the students was Etheridge's Sea Carp which are 'found on the coral and rocky reefs' around the Admiralty Islands but not common in areas where children swim or snorkel on the main island (Coleman, 2002).
Mr Kirby says on VJ Day he also was in the Admiralty Islands.
1944--The 1st Cavalry Division makes an amphibious landing in the Admiralty Islands, Feb.
Until the 1950's, the island of Guam, like many oceanic islands, lacked predatory snakes, but the abnormally high ship and air traffic immediately after World War II resulted in the accidental introduction of the brown treesnake (Boiga irregularis) from the Admiralty Islands in the South Pacific.
Fresh out of school, Jay worked briefly for Southern Pacific Railroad, then in 1942 went into the Navy and served as a machinist's mate, seeing duty in the Pacific - Kwajalein, the Admiralty Islands and the Philippines.
Most important are the remains of pottery in the unique "Lapita style," found in the earliest settlements in western Polynesia and which is characteristic of the pottery of parts of Papua-New Guinea and the Admiralty Islands, as well as early western Polynesian pottery.
Our results demonstrate the continuous involvement of local people in exchange networks moving obsidian from both the Admiralty Islands and West New Britain to this coast, possibly as far back as the mid-Holocene.
February 29 Sweeping ashore at Hyane Harbor on Los Negros Island, US soldiers gain a foothold in the Admiralty Islands, northwest of Rabaul.
A Navy veteran of World War II, he served in combat in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945 in New Guinea, New Britain and the Admiralty Islands.
A total of 13 samples from the Admiralty Islands group were analysed.
He served his country valiantly during World War II in the South Pacific as a Baker Second Class, and was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon with two stars for his service during the battles at Vella LaVella and the Admiralty Islands.