National Geographic : 1941 Mar
Unknown New Guinea 317 To Natives Peeking over the Fence, the Camp on the Balim Was a Show One proudly wore the top of a fruit can as a head ornament. The day's labor in the gardens ended, the enclosure occupied by the white visitors became the neighborhood gathering place. Advance Members of the Expedition Established the Coast Base at Hollandia On the west shore of Humboldt Bay 100 natives were employed for more than two months on living accommodations, machine shops, and storehouses. The biggest undertaking was the construction of a ramp, 190 feet long and 20 feet wide, for use of the Guba (page 315).