Hawaiian bird reservations, maps and charts, undated

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Abstract

The maps and charts are from the Tanager expedition of 1923. Includes published maps from the British Survey of Hawaiian Islands (1892), US Survey on the USS Beaver (1922), and others the result of the US Navy's survey work during the Tanager expedition. Some maps include descriptions and individuals involved in their creation. Maps and charts depict islands, atolls, and reefs of Hawaiian and Wake Islands. Specific islands include vicinity of French Frigate Shoals, Pearl and Hermes Reef Lisianski, Johnston, Wake, and Laysan Island.

Date Range

1923

Start Date

1923

End Date

1923

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Lisianski Island
  • Wake Islands
  • Johnston Island
  • Laysan Island
  • French Frigate Shoals
  • Hawaiian Islands
  • Pearl and Hermes Reef

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Nautical charts
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

26 maps

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 242 Folder 12