Bahama corals, 1912

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work of Thomas Vaughan's work on Bahama corals, 1912. Notes are on growth records and specimens grown naturally. Information includes type, location (indicated by latitude and longitude, or geographical location like nearby island). Measurement information varies by type of coral but includes specific characteristics like spread of branches, thickness of stock, as well as overall size. Some notes include sketches of coral location. Locations include Andros Island and Golding Cay.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

1912

End Date

1912

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Topic

  • Coral reefs and islands
  • Coral

Place

  • Andros Island
  • Goulding Cay
  • Bahamas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 99-124

Collection name

Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers, 1908-1947 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 10 Folder 12