"Kar Kar Island. Old volcanic crater in distance (in middle of island). 10 coconut plantations and Lutheran hospital, Aid Posts [about 11], High School. Lutheran hospital 17 miles further around built by army medico - staff trained. Goes to Australia to improve surgical skills. One of the richest copra producing areas in the world. One of the richest islands for its size."
"Gosem Island - leased to Madang Teachers' College. Went there on yacht. Looked at ocean bed w/ flippers and goggles. House here begun by village chief (?Siar village) Situated inside entrance to Madang Harbour." (Stayed with Gareth Tomas and parents in Madang).
"Kompian mission station - up a mountainside. Baiyer lies many ridges beyond (behind). From air. The govt. airstrip is flat, but on approach you see a sheer cliff ahead with deep gorge below, and skim over the top edge to touch down on flat terrain."