National Geographic : 1941 Jan
Turning Back Time in the South Seas 131 Sacred Trees of Mysterious Hanavave Valley Guard Their Secret Well Islanders know that ancient medicine men proclaimed this section tabu, but none remembers why. Skulls and old carvings abound in the burial place, long ago reclaimed by the jungle (page 125). Liv peers from a cave in the gnarled roots of one tree. Key to a Storehouse of Ancient Art-a "Fish of Stone" The image, outlined in a half-buried rock, was a clue to a jungle-hidden enclosure. Tearing away turf and soil, the author uncovered 400 square feet of flat rock covered with queer carved figures. Islanders today have no knowledge of the rock's meaning (page 125).