Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade.

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    • Abstract:
      The last region on Earth settled by humans during prehistory was East Polynesia. Hawaiian oral histories mention voyaging from Hawaii to Tahiti and back via the Tuamotus, an open ocean journey of several thousands of kilometers. The trace element and isotope chemistries of a stone adze recovered from the Tuamotu Archipelago are unlike those of sources in central Polynesia but are similar to the Kaho'olawe Island hawaiite, in the Hawaiian Islands, supporting the oral histories. Other adzes collected from the low coral islands of the northwest Tuamotus have sources in the Marquesas, Austral and Society Islands, and the Pitcairn Group, confirming that trade was widespread within East Polynesia. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Author Affiliations:
      1School of Physical Sciences-Earth Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, OLD 4072, Australia
      2School of Social Science-Archaeology, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, OLD 4072, Australia
    • ISSN:
      0036-8075
    • Accession Number:
      10.1126/science.1147013
    • Accession Number:
      26973504
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    • ABNT:
      COLLERSON, K. D.; WEISLER, M. I. Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade. Science, [s. l.], v. 317, n. 5846, p. 1907–1915, 2007. DOI 10.1126/science.1147013. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=26973504. Acesso em: 25 nov. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Collerson KD, Weisler MI. Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade. Science. 2007;317(5846):1907-1915. doi:10.1126/science.1147013
    • APA:
      Collerson, K. D., & Weisler, M. I. (2007). Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade. Science, 317(5846), 1907–1915. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1147013
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Collerson, Kenneth D., and Marshall I. Weisler. 2007. “Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade.” Science 317 (5846): 1907–15. doi:10.1126/science.1147013.
    • Harvard:
      Collerson, K. D. and Weisler, M. I. (2007) ‘Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade’, Science, 317(5846), pp. 1907–1915. doi: 10.1126/science.1147013.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Collerson, KD & Weisler, MI 2007, ‘Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade’, Science, vol. 317, no. 5846, pp. 1907–1915, viewed 25 November 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Collerson, Kenneth D., and Marshall I. Weisler. “Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade.” Science, vol. 317, no. 5846, Sept. 2007, pp. 1907–1915. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1126/science.1147013.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Collerson, Kenneth D., and Marshall I. Weisler. “Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade.” Science 317, no. 5846 (September 28, 2007): 1907–15. doi:10.1126/science.1147013.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Collerson KD, Weisler MI. Stone Adze Compositions and the Extent of Ancient Polynesian Voyaging and Trade. Science [Internet]. 2007 Sep 28 [cited 2020 Nov 25];317(5846):1907–15. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=26973504