United States Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941, diary, April 2-28, 1941, typed copy

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1941

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • United States Navy Galapagos Expedition (1941-1942)

Abstract

The diary documents Waldo Shmitt's participation in the United States Navy Expedition to the Galapagos Islands, 1941. Entries are dated. Subject matter includes descriptions of islands (Malpelo), types and sizes of fish caught, air and water temperatures, daily activities with expedition participants, sometimes times day long data (winds, temp, time anchoring, underway, sometimes destinations, etc), collecting trips ashore, observed wildlife, supplies used,quantities of specimens, Locations include the vicinity of Panama, Isla de Malpelo, Villamil and the Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón].

Date Range

1941

Start Date

Apr 02, 1941

End Date

Apr 28, 1941

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Zoology

Place

  • Villamil
  • Panama
  • Malpelo, Isla de
  • Ecuador
  • Colón, Archipiélago de

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 101