The World Factbook: Background: :: Pitcairn Island was discovered in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last vestige of that empire in the South Pacific. Outmigration, primarily to New Zealand, has thinned the population from a peak of 233 in 1937 to less than 50 today. :: ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: The Pitcairn Islands (/ˈpɪtkɛərn/; Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen), officially named the Pitcairn Group of Islands, are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific. The four islands – Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno – are spread over several hundred miles of ocean and have a total land area of about 47 square kilometres (18 sq mi). Only Pitcairn, the second largest island measuring about 3...read more [Source: Wikipedia]
Expertise (alphabetical order)
Official WebsitesGovernment of the Pitcairns Islands...UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum...Pitcairn Islands Study Center...
Museum CollectionsAmerican Museum of Natural History...British Museum...Burke Museum...
Health and Health ResearchWorld Health Organization (WHO) Western Pa...
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