Siam: Kenneth on Phosphorescent Eggs in Gulf of Siam

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Title

Siam: Kenneth on Phosphorescent Eggs in Gulf of Siam

Description

Kenneth tells again of his experience with the phosphorescent sea off the coast of Thailand. It was the Gulf of Siam. Kenneth was traveling on a moonlit night for twenty-five to thirty miles. He describes the sea and the strong impression that the phosphorescent sea had on him and his companions. It was the most incredible, eerie experience, almost heavenly, or angelic. You just could hardly feel it was of this world. It was so unusual. We were just floating on a sea of fire. And the other people in the boat with me were awestruck by it.

Creator

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1929

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC61-04

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

2:09

Sound File Location

Box 82: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" CDs 51-75

Clip Location

Hour 61, clip 4

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam: Kenneth on Phosphorescent Eggs in Gulf of Siam,” Wheaton College Digital Exhibits, accessed March 19, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/564.