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24 June 2022 | dataset

FSM, Pohnpei, Kolonia & Temwen Is,1975 Aerial Photographs

These are 2 photoset collections of historical black and white aerial photographs that was taken of Pohnpei Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, acquired in 1975. Coverage of the first photoset is limited to areas that fall around the inland and coastal areas of Kolonia along the Northern part of Pohnpei Island. The second photoset covers the land area, coastal area, reef area and towards the deep sea area of on the South Eastern part of Pohnpei Island (Temwen Island, Nan Mandol Ruins and Nahkapw. The original paper prints have been scanned at a resolution of 1200 DPI on a Magnum G600 Wide format scanner and stored as TIFF format images. The 16 images have been uploaded according to their frame numbers. All photographs have not been rectified. These aerial photographs are held at the SOPAC Secretariat on behalf of the FSM Government.The SOPAC Secretariats aerial photographs is a unique detailed record of the physical landscapes from the different member Pacific Island countries. These photographs can be used for diverse purposes by government agencies, surveyors, planners, consulting scientists, engineers and other individuals. These purposes include determination of past land uses, coastal landforms, marine mapping, coral reef habitat mapping ( change detection), restoration of natural areas, assessing historical changes , and a variety of other applications.The Pohnpei Island of the Federated States of Micronesia is located appropriately, 6 degrees 54' 11.42"N and 158 degrees 13' 42.84"E. Pohnpei is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia. Palikir the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia is located in Pohnpei.

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Field Value
Publisher Pacific Data Hub
Modified 24 June 2022
Release Date 24 June 2022
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Identifier 52270757-c42f-41e9-a440-fb88b4fd5589
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Array
Relevant Countries Federated States of Micronesia
License Public
[Open Data]