A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2018; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
Polynesia is commonly regarded as that vast area of the Pacific enclosed within a triangle formed by New Zealand, in the southwest ; Hawaii, in the north ; and Easter Island, in the southeast. Within these boundaries lie thousands of scattered islands : a few comparatively large, but the majority very small. This region is largely ocean. Within Polynesia the early European explorers found a lightskinned people, speaking dialects of a common tongue. These people, known as Polynesians or Maoris,doi:10.1086/127363 fatcat:zebvzaewdfabpgix6zrx2g2msi