The Negritos of Palawan are few in number, and resemble those of Mariveles.
The pearl fisheries of Palawan were the property of the Sultan of Sulu.
Palawan itself is a curiosity, for it has an underground river which has been explored for two miles beneath a mountain.
They inhabit the island of Palawan (Paragua) and the Calamianes.
Cimbonbon is probably Banguey or one of the neighboring islets between Borneo and Palawan.
Some are sent to the mainland of Palawan and others to Antique.
Guillemard (p. 274) interprets Pigafetta wrongly by saying that he assigns the careening place as Palawan or Paragua.
The Tagbanúas are said to be the most numerous of the inhabitants of Palawan.
At Iwahig, in Palawan, the Spaniards attempted to conduct a penal colony.
There are, it is true, great tracts of land in Mindanao and Palawan, and no doubt in time they will come under cultivation.