File:Palau house with yapese stones NOAA.jpg

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Native home with Yapese money stones indicating great wealth. Stones were mined on Palau and carried by outrigger canoe 300 miles. Money stones are quarried from stalactites in limestone caves

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Source http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/htmls/mvey0120.htm
Author Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program

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21:50, 13 November 2004 StefKa81 700 x 459 103 kB (Steingeld neben einer traditionellen Behausung auf der Insel Yap)

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current19:50, 24 November 2014Thumbnail for version as of 19:50, 24 November 20141,784 × 1,172 (1.45 MB)Rich Farmbrough (talk | contribs)Higher resolution version from http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/bigs/mvey0120.jpg
12:23, 4 May 2006Thumbnail for version as of 12:23, 4 May 2006700 × 459 (103 KB)PDH (talk | contribs)Native home with Yapese money stones indicating great wealth. Stones were mined on Palau and carried by outrigger canoe 300 miles. Money stones are quarried from stalactites in limestone caves. Image ID: mvey0120, Small World Collection Location: Yap Pho
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