Village Sawmill in PNG
Friday, July 31, 2009 at 10:56AM
[chuck] in Papua New Guinea, Science, log landing, sawmill

This is the log landing at a village sawmill in the Kikori River delta of Papua New Guinea (see Living on a Log Raft and Palms of Kikori, PNG).  The logs with the reddish heartwood are mangrove cedar (Xylocarpus granatum). The portable Lucas Mill is set up in the palm thatch buildings to the left.  That's me in the baseball cap in front of the mill with a video camera. [NOTE: No idea who took this picture; it was scanned from a print]. 

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