Division of Mammals Collection, Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939-1941

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These field catalogs, correspondence, and notes document specimens collected in the Antarctic near Palmer Land, 1939-1941 during the U.S. Antarctic Service Expedition (also known as Richard E. Byrd's Third Expedition). Data and field work were completed by Carl R. Eklund, M. J. Lobell, and Jack Perkins.

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  • Mammalia
  • Animalia
  • Mammals


  • Palmer Land
  • Antarctica


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-214


2 field books

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals