Japanese Colonial Architecture on Pohnpei 1918-1939
Agriculture Research Station
1992 imagery


The Japanese Agricuture Research Station at Pwunso, Nett, Pohnpei Island, Federated States of Micronesia, was erecetd in 1926 or 1927. It serves as the administrative offices of the South Seas Buearus Agricultural Researc Institute as well as the Metereological Obsrevatory (top tow floors). The buildin g was undamaged during Word War II and served as the Department of Agriculture building during the Trust Territory Period. At the time it was photographed in 1992 the building was abandoned.
North facade North facade
Main Entrance Door Window on first floor Window on first floor near eastern corner Window on ground floor

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Photographs Dirk HR Spennemann November 1992

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[Pohnpei Japanese Architecture Index]

Compilation Dirk H.H. Spennemann 2006
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