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Bats from Eastern Papua and the East Papuan Islands

Karl F. Koopman

Bats from Eastern Papua and the East Papuan Islands

by Karl F. Koopman

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Bats -- Papua New Guinea.,
    • Mammals -- Papua New Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPapuan bats.
      StatementKarl F. Koopman.
      SeriesAmerican Museum novitates,, no. 2747 (Sept. 23, 1982), American Museum novitates ;, no. 2747.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .A436 no. 2747, QL737.C5 .A436 no. 2747
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34 p. :
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3113374M
      LC Control Number82221870

      The waterways and wetlands of Papua are also home to salt and freshwater crocodile, tree monitors, flying foxes, osprey, bats and other animals; while the equatorial glacier fields Country: Indonesia.   For years, West Papua, formerly Netherlands New Guinea, formed the western half of the island in the eastern part of Indonesia, with the country Papua New Guinea in the eastern half. The area remained under Dutch colonial rule when Indonesia proclaimed its independence on Aug , declaring the former Dutch East Indies as the territory.

      THEMES IN THE PREHISTORY OF COASTAL PAPUA AND THE MASSIM Geoffrey Irwin University of Auckland While mainland New Guinea and its nearby islands have been occupied for at le years as yet little evidence has been found on the south Papuan Coast, or in the Massim (Figure 1), which dates earlier than years Size: 3MB. Eastern Papua is a southeasterly trending mountainous peninsula with islands to the east and southeast, between 7° to 12° S. and ° to ° E. The peninsula and islands consist of a linear core of Mesozoic sialic metamorphic rocks flanked by Mesozoic and younger mafic rocks, and partly concealed by still younger sedimentary and volcanic Cited by:

        West Papua is the western half of the island of New Guinea, formerly known as Dutch New Guinea. A year dispute with the Netherlands over whether the former Dutch colony would become an independent state or an Indonesian province culminated in in its occupation and annexation by force by he Indonesian military and the denial of the right. The New Guinea Highlands, also known as the Central Range or Central Cordillera, are a chain of mountain ranges and intermountain river valleys, many of which support thriving agricultural communities, on the large island of New highlands run generally east-west the length of the island, which is divided politically between Indonesia in the west and Papua New Guinea in the : New Guinea.


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Bats from Eastern Papua and the East Papuan Islands by Karl F. Koopman Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The bat fauna of eastern Papua, including Central, Northern, and Milne Bay provinces on the mainland and the Louisiade, D'Entrecasteaux, and Trobriand archipelagos, is reviewed. Five families, 23 genera, and 45 species are known from the area. Some of the largest and biologically richest tropical forests remaining in the world are found among the islands of Papua New Guinea.

These forests support a diverse bat fauna, with 91 native species ranging from the greater flying fox, with a wingspan of meters, to the tiny, gram lesser sheath-tailed by: Get this from a library. Bats of Papua New Guinea. [Frank J Bonaccorso; Fiona Reid; Conservation International.] -- "With some of the largest and biologically richest tracts of tropical forest remaining on the planet, Papua New Guinea is today at a critical juncture in its history, as pressure mounts on the nation.

34 p.: map ; 26 es bibliographical references (p. )."The bat fauna of eastern Papua, including Central, Northern, and Milne Bay provinces on the mainland and the Louisiade, D'Entrecasteaux, and Trobriand archipelagos, is reviewed. Five families, 23 genera, and 45 species are known from the : Karl F.

Koopman. The island is not Papua New Guinea (here PNG), which is a country that includes both the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and numerous other islands to the north and east, most of them outside the region covered by this book.

The island is approximately 2, kilometres from east to west with an area of around Bats from Eastern Papua and the East Papuan Islands book, square kilometres. It is divided politically into Papua New Guinea (PNG) an independent country since Septemberin the east and Irian Jaya, a province of Indonesia in the west.

The people of the island are predominantly dark-skinned Melanesians. Papua New Guinea is resettling hundreds of asylum seekers from neighbouring West Papua as part of its deal with Australia to host the Manus Island detention centre.

Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - The colonial period: Malay and possibly Chinese traders took spoils and some slaves from western New Guinea for hundreds of years.

The first European visitor may have been Jorge de Meneses, who possibly landed on the island in –27 while en route to the Moluccas. The first European attempt at colonization was made in by Lieut. John Hayes, a. The East Papuan languages is a defunct proposal for a family of Papuan languages spoken on the islands to the east of New Guinea, including New Britain, New Ireland, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, and the Santa Cruz is no evidence that these languages are related to each other, and the Santa Cruz languages are no longer recognized as phic distribution: Melanesia.

Coordinates. Western New Guinea, also known as Papua (ISO code: ID-PP), is the Indonesian part of the island of New the island is alternatively named as Papua, the region is also called West Papua.

Lying to the west of the independent state of Papua New Guinea, it is the only Indonesian territory to be situated in ered to be a part of the Australian continent, the Country: Indonesia.

Papua is the largest and easternmost province of Indonesia, comprising most of Western New is bordered by the nation of Papua New Guinea to the east, and by West Papua province to the west.

Its capital is was formerly called Irian Jaya (before that West Irian or Irian Barat) and comprised all of Indonesian New Guinea. Papua New Guinea. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Redirected from East Papua) Jump to navigation Jump to search. For the single by The Future Sound of London, see Papua New Guinea (song).

Not to be confused with Guinea, Guinea (region), New Guinea, or Western New Guinea. Country in the western l and largest city: Port Moresby, 09°28′44″S. Indonesia seized West Papua, the western half of the island of New Guinea, inshortly after the Dutch colonists pulled out.

Political parties were immediately banned, nascent Papuan nationalism crushed, and tens of thousands of troops, police and special forces flooded in. Aignan's trumpet-eared bat (Kerivoula agnella) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is found only in Papua New Guinea, and is only endemic to the islands, not the mainland.

The species has been recorded on the islands of Fergusson, Vanatinai, Woodlark, and : Mammalia. See Also. Indonesian Landmarks National library of Indonesia History of Jakarta; Hinduism Era. The researcher writes that in the first century AD Hindu and Indian influences had spread throughout the archipelago at that time and were not limited to Java and Sumatra alone but also spread to the east including Papua.

It showed a Papuan man at a protest in Surabaya, a city on eastern Java, holding up a poster with the words, “If we are monkeys, then don’t force monkeys to fly The Red and White.” A few.

B98 Freedom in Entangled World: West Papua and the Architecture of Global Power by Eben Kirksey. Eben Kirksey first went to West Papua in as an exchange student. His later study of West Papua's resistance to the Indonesian occupiers and the forces of globalization morphed as he discovered that collaboration, rather than resistance, was the primary strategy of this dynamic social movement.

Papua is one of Indonesia province comprising a majority part of the western half of New Guinea Island and nearby. The province originally covered the entire western half of New Guinea, but inthe western portion of the province, on the Bird's Head Peninsula, was declared in Jakarta as separate province named West Irian Jaya.

Papua is the easternmost province of Indonesia as well as the largest. The location of Papua can roughly be described as due north of Australia and southeast of the Philippines.

East Timor (Timor-Leste) is southwest of Papua. The island of Guam is located far to the north. On the second biggest island in the world, there lives one of the oldest human populations: the Papuans. Today, the island has about. maritime area of Papuan influence in insular eastern Indonesia extending from the Timor- Alor-Pantar island group to Halmahera in the north and encompassing the Bird’s Head ofAuthor: Antoinette Schapper.

Papua and West Papua form the western half of the island of New Guinea (the eastern half is the nation of Papua New Guinea). The region was known as .The majority of the Papuan languages are spoken on the island of New Guinea, with a number spoken in the Bismarck Archipelago, Bougainville Island and the Solomon Islands to the east, and in Halmahera, Timor and the Alor archipelago to the west.

The westernmost language, Tambora in Sumbawa, is extinct.