The New Student's Reference Work/Bismarck Archipelago
Bismarck (bĭs′märk) Archipelago, is made up of what was formerly called the New Britain Archipelago, the Admiralty Islands and several other groups lying to the north and east of Kaiser Wilhelm's Land or German New Guinea. The white population in 1909 was 474, of whom 364 were Germans. The imports in 1910 amounted to 2,914,792 marks; the exports to 3,224,027, chiefly copra, with some cotton, coffee and kapok, a sort of cotton. About 170,000 acres are under cultivation.