Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963 : station data

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1962-1963

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey (1962-1963)

Abstract

Notebook and station data documents collecting completed during the Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963. The notebook includes descriptions of specimens and accompanying flora and fauna observed in dredging results, manner of collection, and depth, with corresponding to station numbers. Additionally, Waldo Schmitt lists types of grass, algae and other flora collected from beaches visited. Typed report includes station numbers, locations identified by latitude and longitude position, quantity of specimens and preliminary identifications. Includes locations near Anvers Island, Argentine Island, Paradise Harbor, Gamma Island, Discovery Bay, and Wiencke Island among others.

Date Range

1962-1963

Start Date

1962

End Date

1963

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Antarctica
  • Palmer Land
  • Anvers Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 114