Detailed index of the known islands and coasts of the Pacific, with descriptions of how to navigate to and through them. Features a short entry on Palmyra, followed by the Samarang Isles, which have been confused with Palmyra.
Project summary and data gathered during the line islands experiment during 1967. Includes general information on Palmyra, photographs and diagrams from the researchers stationed there, and a summary of the project data.
Several excerpts from the 1944 edition of the Pacific Islands Handbook, including its description of Palmyra and its history, a map of the Pacific including Palmyra, and a wonderful diagram showing all the various uses for Coconut trees, describing…
The Templeton Crocker expedition did a great deal of animal life collecting on various Pacific islands, on behalf of the California Academy of Sciences. They gathered a few samples from Palmyra, which are mentioned in the excerpt.
Detailed account of the islands and remote territories owned or managed by the United States, as of its publication in 1940. Contains a detailed chapter on Palmyra, and the activities surrounding it up to that point, including several maps.