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occupying - ETC - ETC! Its a mess!

Wangava, July 21st
Dear Ed - 
Another day - and now the Primus is roaring in this little leaf-shelter on the beach - hot soup soon - kidney soup! - and it will be welcome! 
We have had a pretty good day. After an early breakfast Willy & I hiked down the coast to Undu & thus (save for a short strip of beach to the north of us) completed my trip round the island. The lss. encountered were not very interesting & the only fossil worth collecting was an imperfect echinoid. The 
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coastal cliffs, that make this stretch of Kambara's rim are steep - 55° in most places - in a few locally vertical. The average height is 200 feet but the highest are 250. Quite a few corals & some bedding in the lss. near sea level. 
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Have just finished supper plus tea & a cigarette while Willy ate his. I am now stretched out in my blankets & swatting a few mosquitoes. These so-called [[underlined]] Tropics [[/underlined]]! - its really uncomfortably cool! Willy & I have been swapping stories of Arctic & Antarctic exploration!
We sailed from Kambara about 1130 & made the near end of Wangava in one tack but then