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

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Creator

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

Abstract

Color 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 -- sometimes time of day. Subject matter includes images of whaling industry in area of Deception Island during 1927 (duplicate of image in collection division 15). Images include destinations enroute to Antarctica; crustacean specimens; penguins in groups and in habitat; area map; and underwater collecting trips and observed invertebrates. Locations include the vicinity of Deception Island, Cape Crozier, and Doumier Island.

Date Range

1962-1963

Start Date

1962

End Date

1963

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Antarctica
  • Palmer Land
  • Deception Island

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 143