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Two local men carry fish strung on poles in downtown Agats, the main town of the huge Asmat swamp. The town has boardwalks built on high poles because the tides of the Arafura sea are very big. Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Since the making of this photograph, Irian Jaya was renamed Papua.

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Two local men carry fish strung on poles in downtown Agats, the main town of the huge Asmat swamp. The town has boardwalks built on high poles because the tides of the Arafura sea are very big. Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Since the making of this photograph, Irian Jaya was renamed Papua.