Slides : Palmer Peninsula Survey, 1962-1963 (2 of 3)

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Color and black and white slides document the work completed in Antarctica by Waldo L. Schmitt during his participation in the Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963. Some slides are labeled with location, date, and description and sometimes time of day. Subject matter includes views of coastlines of islands; participants at work on vessel and on land; seals; birds and their nests; penguins as groups, individuals, and with nests; ice fields; staff and structures at research stations; and collected specimens. Locations include the vicinity of Paradise Harbor, Cape Spigot, Argentine Islands, Wilhelmina Bay, and Potter's Cove.

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  • Palmer Land
  • Antarctica


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 142