Maps [Marshall Islands stick chart, Rebbelib type].

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Title
[Marshall Islands stick chart, Rebbelib type].
Created / Published
[Majuro, Marshall Islands : s.n., 192-?]
Subject Headings
-  Nautical charts--Marshall Islands
-  Aids to navigation--Marshall Islands--Maps
-  Marshall Islands--Maps
-  Marshall Islands
Notes
-  Title and date supplied by cataloger.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Model housed in a cloth covered box with a clear plastic cover.
-  Square rebbelib used by the Marshallese to navigate the Pacific Ocean by canoe off the coast of the Marshall Islands. Indicates sailing directions for atolls and islands in both the Ratak (eastern) and Ralik (western) chains of the Marshall Islands. Seashells depict the atoll and island locations. Atoll and island names are typed on strips of paper which are glued onto the wooden sticks. Each straight stick represents regular currents or waves around the low-lying atolls while the curved sticks depict ocean swells.
Medium
1 model : wood, shells ; 67 x 72 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G9461.P5 1920 .M24
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g9461p.ct003132
Library of Congress Control Number
2010586182
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2010586182
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2010586182&searchType=1&recCount=10
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[Marshall Islands stick chart, Rebbelib type]. [Majuro, Marshall Islands: s.n., 192-?] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010586182/. (Accessed December 04, 2016.)

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[Marshall Islands stick chart, Rebbelib type]. [Majuro, Marshall Islands: s.n., 192-?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010586182/.

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[Marshall Islands stick chart, Rebbelib type]. [Majuro, Marshall Islands: s.n., 192-?] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2010586182/>.