Society Islands

The Society Islands are a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, part of French Polynesia. They were named by Captain James Cook. The most well known of these islands is Tahiti.

This image is from Hammond's Unabridged Atlas & Gazeteer of the World, published by C. S. Hammond & Co., Inc., New York, 1924, page 91. (Collections of Penobscot Marine Museum)

Database ID: 
G1019.H53 1924-91