Garcia Barriga, field notes, 1969

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Abstract

This field book consists of the travel notes of Hernando Garcia Barriga in Venezuela, and possibly Colombia. The notes are narrative and describe the landscape and vegetation observed. Altitude and temperature are recorded with some entries. Pastures, sugar mills, and roads are described. Some entries may include scientific names of plants with common local name counterparts. Localities include: San Gil (Colombia?) and Bogota (Venezuela). Several hand-drawn maps are included. All notes are in Spanish.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

1969

End Date

1969

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Colombia
  • Venezuela
  • Bogotá

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-436

Collection name

Hernando García Barriga Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 3 Envelope 1