The spread of the Lapita culture, colonisers of the Pacific, showing the Lapita Cultural Complex.
A subregion of Oceania extending from the western end of the Pacific Ocean to the Arafura Sea, and eastward to Fiji
The subregion of Oceania known as Melanesia which includes Irian Jaya (Indonesia), Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and Niue.
Melanesian, a subregion of Oceania, showing the countries and main islands and their relation to Australia and Indonesia
The three culture areas of the Pacific - Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia.
Pacific region showing the traditional regional boundaries of Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia on a colour globe.
New Guinea, the world's second largest island, showing a number of main lakes, towns, rivers and the Arafura and Sahul Shelf.
The island of New Guinea showing a selection of towns, rivers, islands and coastal features.
The historical progression of the control of the island of New Guinea listing names and dates. [00-475]
Global image of the Pacific Ocean highlighting the traditional sub-regions of Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia with the addition of the more recently defined Near Oceania and Remote Oceania.