Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)HT/C/17
TitleNew Caledonia
DescriptionIn relation to its size, New Caledonia has fewer recorded movements than other parts of Melanesia : only two are documented here. One cannot be sure whether this is a characteristic it shares with some other French-controlled territories in the Pacific or whether it is due to lack of research and reporting. It was annexed to France in 1853 and has been an 'overseas territory' since 1946, with a large French population
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