Captain James Cook in Vanuatu 27/10/1728 - 14/02/1779 James Cook was the second son of nine children, from a simple Scottish farm labourer (James) and his Yorkshire wife (Grace). He was born in a two-roomed thatched cottage in Marton Village, Cleveland County, England. The young James chose early to be a master mariner and discoverer. His passion to master astronomy, advanced mathematics, the intricacies of seamanship and surveying, the arts of command, visualizing and planning ruthlessl…
Rockwater Resort Yasur Volcano Tour, album created on February 25, 2018
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Giant Bayan Tree Tanna Island Vanuatu By Rockwater Resort, album created on February 13, 2018
Rockwater Resort's tour to Tanna's giant Banyan Tree.
ROCKWATER RESORT...the northern side clearing post cyclone Pam., album created on March 13, 2016
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October 26, 2013The peopling of Oceania The earliest ancestors of Oceanian peoples were probably living at least 75,000 years ago in South East Asia, which then consisted of a unified land-mass known as Sunda. The more adventurous of these peoples attempted, for the first time in human history, to navigate the open oceans to the east, probably using simple canoes to travel from island to island in the direction of Wallacea. By 50,000 years BP, they had reached the sub-continent of Sahul - which today compri…
September 29, 2013Our earth is an enormous thermal machine, the disintegration of its radioactive elements supplying the energy that moves its continents at its surface. Volcanic activity results from the continual movement of matter within our planet, generating volcano ranges in the expansion zone (ridge) generally under the ocean surface, or those of convergence, or subsidence. “Hot spot’ volcanoes represent a third category. Vanuatu’s volcanoes are located in one of these areas of convergence, where the…