Charts : Plans of Marshall Islands from Japanese charts up to 1931, field chart of Marshall Islands, Majuro Atoll, Bikini Atoll - fathom lines outside and soundings outside, field chart of Marshall Islands, northern portion, 1945, field chart of Marshall Islands, southern portions, 1924

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Abstract

This folder includes six maps. The first map depicts plans of the Marshall Islands from Japanese charts up to 1931. The second map is of Majuro Atoll from survey by USS Bowditch, February to March 1944. The third map is of Bikini Atoll and depicts fathom lines outside. The fourth map is of Bikini Atoll and depicts fathom lines outside and soundings outside. The map was created during a survey by the USS Sylvania, April - May, 1946. The fifth map shows the northern portions of the Marshall Islands, 1945. The final map in the folder shows the southern portions of the Marshall Islands, 1924.

Date Range

1924, 1931, 1945

Start Date

1924

End Date

1945

Access Information

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

  • Majuro
  • Marshall Islands
  • Bikini

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007222

Collection name

Leonard Peter Schultz Papers, circa 1915-1970, with related papers from 1899

Physical Description

6 maps

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 25 Folder 4