Ifaluk Atoll, field notes, photos (Abbott, Bates), work sheets, correspondence, September 1953

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This folder includes field notes, field report, photos (Abbott, Bates), work sheets, and correspondence, 1953, in Ifaluk [Ifalik] Atoll. Logbook and notes on geology are included. Field report by Marston Bates provides summaries of climate, physiography, marine and land biota, the people and culture, and general impressions. Also included is a list of insects and arthropods collected. Similar field reports by F. M. Bayer, E. G. Burrows, Robert R. Harry, and others on Micronesia, 1953-1954, are also included. Lists of sponges and other types of specimens collected are also included. Two unlabeled, black-and-white photographs are included. Ichthyological data of Ifaluk Atoll compiled by Robert R. Harry, also included.

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  • Entomology
  • Ichthyology
  • Invertebrates


  • Ifalik
  • Micronesia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 02-021

Collection name

Joshua Irving Tracey papers, 1941-2000

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 44