South America, 1920-1921 : maps and star charts; includes map of Wetmore's collecting localities

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Abstract

Map and astronomical charts are from Alexander Wetmore's time in South America 1920-1921, when working for the U.S. Department Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. He was investigating the distribution of life zones of North American migratory birds in southern South America. Maps are from Wetmore's collecting localities. Maps include Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Buenos Aires; Argentina; Paraguay, and southern region of South America (with notes).

Date Range

1920-1921

Start Date

1920

End Date

1921

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • South America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Buenos Aires
  • Rio Grande
  • Paraguay

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps
  • Astronomical charts

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 140 Folder 6