Hawaiian bird reservations, maps and charts, undated

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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.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


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


  • 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


Box 242 Folder 12