Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963 : photographs

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Creator

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

Abstract

Black and white and color photographs document work completed by Waldo Schmitt during the Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963. Some photographs (noted in description on reverse side) are from 1927. Subject matter includes icebergs and cliffs of coastlines, invertebrate marine life, informal portrait of station staff, whaling ships and whales being collected, flensing a whale, flocks of birds, aerial photographs, Waldo Schmitt at work on ship. Includes duplicates of images in various sizes. Some images come with detailed notes. Locations pictured include Argentine Island, Deception Island, and Arthur Harbor.

Date Range

1927-1963

Start Date

1927

End Date

1963

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Antarctica
  • Palmer Land
  • Deception Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 116