Utah and Montana, 1914-1916 : Maps and blue prints

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Abstract

Materials document Alexander Wetmore's continued investigations into the nature and origin of duck mortality in Utah (1916), while in the employ of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Biological Survey. Materials include: a map of Bear River Bay, with markings relating to Wetmore's work; (blueprints) graph of the evaporation rates of Salt Lake 1901-1906; charts of precipitation and water levels of the Great Salt Lake Basin and the Great Salt Lake; map of Great Salt Lake basin and Wasatch mountain range; and map of Lake Bowdoin from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date Range

1914-1916

Start Date

1914

End Date

1916

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ducks
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Montana
  • Lake Bowdoin
  • United States
  • Bear River
  • Great Salt Lake
  • Utah

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps
  • Blueprints (reprographic copies)

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 138 Folder 5