Adak Island collecting trip, 1979

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Contains Joseph Rosewater's original and typed version of "Station list--collecting trip to Adak Island, Aleutian Islands and Sitka, Alaska, June 4-13, 1979"; a registrar's transaction control sheet for Division of Mollusks (dated 1982); several specimen distribution sheets regarding accessioned specimens (dated 1979, 1982); and printed field guide to Adak. Station list includes date, time, specific locality (sometimes including coordinates), temperatures, salinity percentage, and a list of specimens such as clams, jelly fish, and sponges collected using common names.

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  • United States
  • Adak Island
  • Aleutian Islands
  • Sitka
  • Alaska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007413

Collection name

Joseph Rosewater papers, 1928-1985

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 41