National Geographic : 1950 Apr
f' ......--- -MW--- 9 © National Geographic Society 531 Kodachrome by W. Robert Moore Outrigger Canoes Swarm Kapingamarangi's Blue Lagoon When a U. S . Ship Calls The vessel, on an island inspection trip, carries civil and medical officers, also trade supplies. Villagers bring out green coconuts as presents. Kapingamarangi and near-by Nukuoro are isolated Polynesian-inhabited atolls.