Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963 : "Biological Investigations: Palmer Peninsula and South Shetland Islands," by Waldo LaSalle Schmitt, a report submitted to U. S. Antarctic Research Program

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1963

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

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

Abstract

The report, "Biological Investigations: Palmer Peninsula and South Shetland Islands," documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963. The report covers visited locations in the vicinity of Marguerite Bay, Arthur Harbor, Dorian Bay, Argentine Islands, Paradise Harbor, Danco-Couverville Island, Melchior Islands, Wilhelmina Bay, Alcock Island, Deception Island, Weddell Sea, Discovery Bay, and Admiralty Bay. Collected specimens and observations cover plants, insects, birds, seals, and crustaceans. Report includes individual site investigations, that are organized by location and give detailed descriptions of the environment, work completed, and flora and fauna observed and collected. Includes handwritten and typed drafts of the report submitted to the United States Antarctic Program.

Date Range

1963

Start Date

1963

End Date

1963

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Entomology
  • Botany

Place

  • Antarctica
  • Palmer Land
  • Deception Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Reports

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 114