Album 1 Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, and Peru, 1920-1921 : includes photographs of Wetmore, James Lee Peters, and Wilfrid B. Alexander

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1920-1921

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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Abstract

The photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's work in South America for the U.S. Department Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey, 1920-1921. He was investigating the distribution of life zones of North American migratory birds in Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Photographs sometimes include numbers (assigned by Wetmore), date, and caption with description and location. Photographs document vegetation (Latin and common names), varying terrain (wetlands, mountains, valleys, rivers) of the areas he observed, birds and their nests, examples of his transport, colleagues, local workers, examples of local structures and residences including an adobe brick hut, and cities and towns visited. Locations include vicinity of Mendoza, Buenos Aires and Pampa in Argentina, and Montevideo, Uruguay. Includes photographs of Wetmore, James Lee Peters, and Wilfrid B. Alexander.

Date Range

1920-1921

Start Date

Nov 23, 1920

End Date

May 05, 1921

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Argentina
  • Uruguay
  • Pampa
  • Buenos Aires
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Mendoza
  • Montevideo

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

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SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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1 photograph album

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Box 171 Folder 1

[[image]] [[strikethrough]] B.S. 22179. [[/strikethrough]] ^[[S.I. 36513G]] Floodplain of the Río Negro. General Roca, Río Negra, Argentina. November 23, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22180 The Río Negro. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 23, 1920.
[[image]] [[strikethrough]] B.S. 22182. [[/strikethrough]] ^[[U.S.N.M. 36513K]] A side channel of the Río Negro. Haunt of ducks, grebes and coots. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 23, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22183. A side channel of the Río Negro. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 23, 1920. [[image]] 1427. Typical small ranch of northern Patagonia, near General Roca, Argentina. November 23, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22185. Typical small farm ranch house in northern Patagonia. General Roca, Rio Negro, Argentina. November 23, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22186. A street scene in one of the most important towns in northern Patagonia. General Roca, Rio Negro, Argentina. November 23, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22187. Creosote bush, General Roca, Rio Negro, Argentina. November 23, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22190. Nest of [[underlined]] Siptornis patagonica [[/underlined]] (No. 5392), General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 24, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22191. View of the Río Negro. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 24, 1920. [[image]] 1428. Clump of saw grass, near General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 24, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22192. Sawgrass. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 24, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22194. Arid gravel hills. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 25, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22195. Arid gravel hills. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 25, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22197. Valley of Río Negro. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. November 25, 1920. [[image]] 1429. Arid, gravelly hills north of General Roca, Río Negro. November 25, 1920. [[image]] 1430. A yellow-flowered shrub near General Roca, Río Negro. November 25, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22200. Arid gravel hills. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 2, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22201. A typical town of northern Patagonia. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 2, 1920. [[image]] 1431. Exposed end of log of petrified wood projecting from hillside. Near General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 2, 1920.
[[image]] [[strikethrough]] B.S. 22203. [[/strikethrough]] ^[[S.I. 36513B.]] Dry hills showing deposits containing gypsum. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 2, 1920. [[image]] 1432. Dry hills with deposits containing gypsum, near General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 2, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22206. Old channel of Río Negro. Coots, [[underlined]] Fulica armillata [[/underlined]] and [[underlined]] F. leucoptera [[/underlined]] swimming in water. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 3, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22207. Old channel of Río Negro. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 3, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22209. Willows growing on gravel bars along Río Negro. General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 3, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22210. Small grebe, [[underlined]] Colymbus chilensis. [[/underlined]] General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 3, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22212. Small grebe, [[underlined]] Colymbus chilensis. [[/underlined]] General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina. December 3, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22213. Dry rolling upland. Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 7, 1920. [[image]] 1433. Rolling country on upland, Andes in distance. Near Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 7, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22214. Hills with Andes in background. Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22216. A small spring hole in the dry hills. Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22217. View of town and surroundings. Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22218-1/2. Young seed snipe, [[underlined]] Thinocorus rumicivorous. [[/underlined]] Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22219. Common type of adobe brick hut. Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22220. A distant view of the Andes. Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920.
[[image]] [[strikethrough]] B.S. 22221. [[/underlined]] ^[[S.I. 36513]] Barren hills, haunt of seed snipe. Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920. [[image]] 1434. The town of Zapala, Neuquén, Argentina. December 8, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22222. Marshy arroyo, haunt of shorebirds. Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 15, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22223. Marshy arroyo, haunt of shorebirds. Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 15, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22225. Nest and eggs of [[underlined]] Calopezus elegans. [[/underlined]] Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 15, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22228. View of rolling pampa with lagoon in distance. Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 16, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22229. View across rolling open pampa. Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 16, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22230. Nest of large water rat in rushes. Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 18, 1920. [[image]] 1435. Nesting site of Misto, [[underlined]] Sicalis arvensis [[/underlined]], in tall grass. Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 18, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22232. Nest and eggs of Misto ([[underlined]] Sicalis arvensis arvensis [[/underlined]]). Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 18, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22233. Street in typical pampa town. Carhué, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 18, 1920. [[image]] [[strikethrough]] B.S. 22234. [[/strikethrough]] ^[[S.I. 36513D]] A growth of caldén. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 23, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22235. A caldén tree. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 23, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22236. Tree with limbs hacked off for firewood. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 23, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22237. Tree killed by limbs cut off for firewood. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 23, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22239. Nest site of [[underlined]] Taenioptera irupero [[/underlined]], in hollow above gun. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 24, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22240. Old nests of Leñatero now occupied by diuca finches. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 26, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22244. View of town. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 26, 1920.
[[image]] 1436. Rolling sand hills near Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 26, 1920. [[image]] 1437. Rolling sand hills near Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 26, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22248. A sulky used as a conveyance. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 27, 1920.
[[image]] 1438. Open scrub near Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 27, 1920. [[image]] 1439. Tree known as sombre toro [[underlined]] Iodina rhombifolia [[underlined]]. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 28, 1920. [[image]] 1440. A large scarabaeid beetle playing push-ball. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 28, 1920.
[[image]] 1441. Sulky, drawn by two horses, used in my work at Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 28, 1920. [[image]] 1442. View of the main street of Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 28, 1920. [[image]] 1443. A view in Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 28, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22255. The Hotel Francés. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 28, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22256. View of street after a downpour of rain that continued for half an hour. Victorica, Pampa, Argentina. December 30, 1920. [[image]] B.S. 22257. Loading wood for shipment. Luan Toro, Pampa, Argentina. December 31, 1920.
[[image]] B.S. 22259. Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Calle Perú 208, Buenos Aires, Argentina. January 5, 1921. [[image]] 1444. Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Calle Perú, 208, Buenos Aires, Argentina. January 5, 1921. [[image]] 1445. Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Calle Perú 208, Buenos Aires, Argentina. January 5, 1921.
[[image]] 1446. Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Calle Perú 208, Buenos Aires, Argentina. January 5, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22263. Museo Nacional. Montevideo, Uruguay. January 11, 1921. [[image]] 1447. Museo Nacional. The basement and second story of the building are occupied by the newspaper El Plata. Montevideo, Uruguay. January 11, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22267. Pool for water fowl in Zoological Park. Rock work in background is artificial. Montevideo, Uruguay. January 15, 1921. [[image]] 1448. View in grounds of the Zoological Garden, Montevideo, Uruguay. January 15, 1921. [[image]] 1449. View in the grounds of the Zoological Garden. Birds wander at will over the lawns. Montevideo, Uruguay. January 15, 1921.
[[image]] 1450. View in the Zoological Garden, Montevideo, Uruguay. January 15, 1921. [[image]] 1451. Outdoor aviaries in the Zoological Garden. Montevideo, Uruguay. January 15, 1921. [[image]] 1452. Rufous-winged tinamou [[underlined]] Rhynchotus rufescens [[/underlined]] in Zoological Garden. Montevideo, Uruguay. January 15, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22272. Type of vegetation in gullies near seashore. La Paloma, Rocha, Uruguay. January 23, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22273. Brush lining sides of gully near seashore. La Paloma, Rocha, Uruguay. January 23, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22274. Gulch cut in clay soil back of seashore. La Paloma, Rocha, Uruguay. January 23, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22275. Two nests of Ovenbird or Hornero ([[underlined]] Furnarius rufus [[/underlined]]) on clay bank in gulch. La Paloma, Rocha, Uruguay. January 23, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22276. Plant known as cardo or caraguatá. La Paloma, Rocha, Uruguay. January 23, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22277. A palm grove or palmar on low ground. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 23, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 2278. View in palm forest. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 27, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22280. Border of type of lowland marsh known as a bañado. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 27, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22281. Ovenbird or Hornero ([[underlined]] Furnarius rufus [[/underlined]]) and nest on side of palm. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 27, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22283. View of town. San Vincente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 27, 1921. [[image]] 1453. My retinue on a day afield. Bow is made from a length of steel cable, with wire pointed arrow for killing small birds. San Vincente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 27, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22284. The Cerro Navarro. San Vincente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 28, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22285. The Cerro Navarro at summit. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 28, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22286. View from the Cerro Navarro, town of San Vicente in distance. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 28, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22287. Leñatero ([[underlined]] Anumbius anumbi [[/underlined]]). San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 28, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22289. Laguna Castillos. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 31, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22291. Area on shore of Laguna Castillos where birds sick or dead from alkali poisoning were found. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 31, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22292. Rock in pastures and thickets above Laguna Castillos. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 31, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22293. Open rolling plain above Laguna Castillos. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 31, 1921. [[image]] 1454. A sulky for cross country travel. San Vicente, Rocha, Uruguay. January 31, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22295. Crossing on the Arroyo Sarandí, known as Paso Álamo. Dept. of Rocha, Uruguay. February 2, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22296. Two-wheeled conveyance known as Jardinera with my collecting outfit at Arroyo Sarandí. Dept. of Rocha, Uruguay. February 2, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22298. Río Cebollatí. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 6, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22299. Río Cebollatí. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 6, 1921.
[[image]] 1455. Río Cebollatí, near Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 6, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22300. Saw grass and thicket at border of marsh. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 8, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22301. Forest bordering Río Cebollatí. Lazcano Rocha, Uruguay. February 8, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22304. Nest of Ovenbird ([[underlined]] Furnarius rufus [[/underlined]]) on top of telegraph pole. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] 1436. Nest of hornero, [[underlined]] Furnarius rufus [[/underlined]], on top of pole. Near Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22305. Marshes near Río Cebollatí. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22306. Marshes near Río Cabollatí. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22307. Río Cebollatí. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22309 Ferry across Río Cebollatí. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921.
[[image]] 1457. Crossing the Río Cebollatí on a balsa, near Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22310. Freighting by ox-team. Lazcano, Rocha, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22311. Rolling open pampa. Corrales, Uruguay. February 9, 1921.
[[image]] 1458. My travelling outfit enroute from Lazcano to Corrales, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] 1458 [[overwritten]]a[[/overwritten]] ^[[1/2]]. My travelling outfit enroute from Lazcano to Corrales, Uruguay. February 9, 1921. [[image]] 1459. Rolling pampa near Corrales, Uruguay. February 9, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22313. Near Río Negro, Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17, 1921. [[image]] 1460. Brush grown border of Río Negro. Río Negro, Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17, 1921. [[image]] 1461. Open, stone strewn pasture, the top of a low knoll, haunt of [[underlined]] Podager nacunda [[/underlined]]. Río Negro, Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22314. View of Río Negro. Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17. 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22316. Town of Río Negro. Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22317. Open stony slope, haunt of [[underlined]] Podager nacunda [[/underlined]]. Río Negro, Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22319. Stick nests of [[underlined]]Pseudoseisura lophotes[[/underlined]], Río Negro Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22320. Huge stick nest of [[underlined]] Pseudoseisura lophotes [[/underlined]], Río Negro, Río Negro, Uruguay. February 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22321. Río Uruguay. Salto, Uruguay. February 22, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22322. Río Uruguay. Salto, Uruguay. February 22, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22327. Museo de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. February 25, 1921. [[image]] 1462. Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. February 25, 1921.
[[image]] 1463. Museo de La Plata. La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. February 25, 1921. [[image]] 1464. Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. February 25, 1921. [[image]] 1465. Park near Museo de La Plata. La Plata, Argentina. February 25, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22329. Shore of Laguna del Monte with town in distance. Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 3, 1921. [[image]] 1466. The Laguna del Monte, Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 3, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22332. Plumed pampa grass. Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 3, 1921.
[[image]] 1467. The plumes of pampas grass. Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 3, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22337. Bare open shore of Laguna del Monte. Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 4, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22339. Stilts and white-rumped sandpipers feeding on muddy shores. Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 4, 1921.
[[image]] 1468. Laguna del Monte, Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 4, 1921. [[image]] 1469. A fisherman's house on the shore of Laguna del Monte, Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 4, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22341. A fisherman's house. Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 4, 1921.
[[image]] 1470. A fisherman's house on the shore of Laguna del Monte, Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 4, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22344. A typical plaza. Guaminí, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 4, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22345. Arid bush ground flats. Pescaderos, San Luís, Argentina. March 13, 1921.
[[image]] 1471. Arid, bush grown flats, at Pescadores, San Luís, Argentina. March 13, 1921. [[image]] 1472. Arid flat characteristic of western Argentina. Desaguadero, Mendoza, Argentina. March 13, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22349. Foothills of Pre-Cordillera. Kilómetro 32, Ferrocarril Trasandino, Mendoza, Argentina. March 15, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22351. Río Blanco. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 15, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22353. An Andean Valley. Potrerillos, Medoza, Argentina. March 15, 1921. [[image]] [[strikethrough]] B.S. 22354 [[/strikethrough]] ^[[S.I. 36513H]]. An Andean Valley. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 15, 1921.
[[image]] 1473. Andean Valley at Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 15, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22355. Valley of Río Mendoza. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921. [[image]] 1474. The Río Mendoza, near Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22356. Valley of Río Mendoza. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22358. Valley of Río Mendoza. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921. [[image]] 1475. Valley of the Río Mendoza, near Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22359. Distant view of Sierra El Plata. Potrerillos Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22360. View of Valley of Río Mendoza. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921. [[image]] 1476. Valley at Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 17, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22361. Sierra El Plata, looking up valley of Río Blanco. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 18, 1921. [[image]] 1477. Valley of the Río Blanco, with the Sierra El Plata behind. Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 18, 1921. [[image]] 1478. Type of rocky gulch frequented by [[underlined]] Sicalis lutea [[/underlined]] near Potrerillos, Mendoza, Argentina. March 18, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22364. Río Tunuyán. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 22, 1921. [[image]] 1479. Valley of the Río Tunuyán. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 22, 1941. [[image]] 1480. W. B. Alexander and J. L. Peters, near Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 22, 1921.
[[image]] [[strikethrough]] (No. Negative) [[/strikethrough]] ^[[3095.]] Work Quarters. J. L. Peters, A. Wetmore. ^[[W.B. Alexander at left.]] Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 24, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22370. A street scene. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 25, 1921. [[image]] 1481. The Hotel La Cosecha. Sr. Federico Dumas wearing helmet, with J. L. Peters, bareheaded, beside him. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 25, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22371. Valley of Río Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 27, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22372. Valley of Río Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 27, 1921. [[image]] 1482. Valley of the Río Tunuyán, near Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 27, 1921.
[[image]] 1483. W. B. Alexander near Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 27, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22375. A street in Tunuyán, Mendoza, looking toward the Andes. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22379. Muddy alkaline channels in cienaga. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921.
[[image]] 1484. A muddy, alkaline channel in a cienaga, haunt of [[underlined]] Nycticryphes semicollaris [[/underlined]], and [[underlined]] Capella paraguiae. [[/underlined]] Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921. [[image]] 1486. Pond in large cienaga, Birds in water at left are yellow-legs. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921. [[image]] 1485. Muddy channel in an alkaline cienaga near Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921.
[[image]] 1487. A cienaga near Tunuyán, Mendoza, March 28, 1921. [[image]] 1488. Level, open flats near Tunuyán, Mendoza. March 28, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22381. A wayside boliche, a combination store, drinking place and "hotel". Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921.
[[image]] 1489. A cart-troop freighting into the interior. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1941. [[image]] B.S. 22382. A cart troop freighting into the interior. Cemetery in background. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921. [[image]] 1490. James L. Peters and A. Wetmore at Tunuyán, Mendoza. March 28, 1921.
[[image]] 1491. Our conveyance to the station. J. L. Peters driving. Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. March 28, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22385. Museo Educacional de la Provincia, founded by Carlos Reed, Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina. March 30, 1921. [[image]] 1492. Museo Educacional de la Provincia, founded by Carlos Reed. Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina. March 30, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22389. Dry scrubby forest. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 9, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22390. An ox-cart coming to the railroad for supplies. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 9, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22391. View in dry forest. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 9, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22392. A giant cactus. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 9, 1921. [[image]] 1493. Gully in dry soil at Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 10, 1921. [[image]] 1494. Railroad station at Tapia, Tucumán, field headquarters for J. L. Peters and A. Wetmore. April 10, 1921.
[[image]] 1495. Our water supply at Tapia, Tucumán, with J. L. Peters using the "wash basin". April 10, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22396. Railroad station on Ferrocarril del Estado. Field quarters at Tapia. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22397. Nest of Ovenbird, [[underlined]] Furnarius rufus [[/underlined]]. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22398. Dry scrub covering low hills. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22401. View in dry forest. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] 1496. View of forest. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22403. A dry barranca. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22404. A barranca. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] 1497. A barranca near Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921.
[[image]] 1498. Gully and forest near Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22407. View in dry forest. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22408. A giant cactus. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22409. View in dry forest. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22410. A red-flowered epiphyte, attractive to hummers. Tapia, Tucumán, Argentina. April 14, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22414. An alder tree known as aliso, Cumbre de San Xavier, 7000 ft. Tafi Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921.
[[image]] 1499. Wooded valley at 7500 feet. Sierra de San Xavier, Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921. [[image]] 1500. Tree at 7000 feet elevation. Dumbre de San Xavier, Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22417. Wooded valley at 7500 ft. Sierra de San Xavier. Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22419. Near summit of Sierra de San Xavier. Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina, April 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22420. Near summit of Sierra de San Xavier. Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22421. Near summit of Sierra de San Xavier. Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921.
[[image]] 1501. Near the summit of the Sierra de San Xavier, above Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22423. Small lake below summit of Sierra de San Xavier. Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921. [[image]] 1502. A. Wetmore. 7500 feet elevation on Sierra San Xavier, above Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina. April 17, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22424. Andes on Ferrocarril Trasandino, alt. about 7500 ft. Uspallata, Mendoza, Argentina. April 21, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22425. Valley at Uspallata. Uspallata, Mendoza, Argentina. April 21, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22426. Andean slopes at about 9000 ft. Puente del Inca, Mendoza, Argentina. April 21, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22431. Above 9000 ft. in the Andes. Puente del Inca, Mendoza, Argentina. April 21, 1921. [[image]] 1503. Andean slopes at 9000 feet elevation near Puente del Inca, Mendoza, Argentina. April 21, 1921. [[image]] 1504. Valley at about 9000 feet elevation near Puente del Inca, Mendoza. April 21, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22432. Above 9000 ft. beyond Puente del Inca. Puente del Inca, Mendoza, Argentina. April 21, 1921. [[image]] 1505. The Andes above Puente del Inca, Mendoza, above 9000 feet elevation. April 21, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22433. Near the Argentina-Chile boundary at 10,300 ft. Las Cuevas, Mendoza, Argentina. April 21, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22434. Dry, scrub-covered hills near sea. Concon near Valparaiso, Chile. April 25, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22435. Valley and beach at mouth of Río Aconcagua, Concon near Valparaiso, Chile. April 25, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22436. Forested gulch in hills, Concon near Valparaiso, Chile. April 25, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22437. Hotel at Concon near Valparaiso, Chile. April 25, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22438. Harbor and arid hills beyond, Antofagasta, Chile. May 2, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22439. View of town, Antofagasta, Chile. May 2, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22440. View of town and harbor. Iquique, Chile. May 3, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22441. Arid hills above harbor, Iquique, Chile. May 3, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22442. View of town and roadstead, Mollendo, Perú. May 4, 1921.
[[image]] B.S. 22443. A flight of cormorants passing over sea. Mollendo, Perú. May 4, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22444. Coast below Independence Bay, Independencia Bay, Perú. May 5, 1921. [[image]] B.S. 22445. Coast at Independencia Bay, Independencia Bay, Perú. May 5, 1921.