Shetler field book, 1963, Baird-Schwatka Mt. survey, vegetation and miscellaneous notes

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Abstract

This field book was kept by Stanwyn Shetler in 1963. It documents Shetler's survey of the Baird and Schwatka Mountains (Alaska) and includes observations of vegetation. Entries are chronological and include: camp number/location, geographical coordinates, dates, altitude, weather, notes on plants observed (including scientific name, locality, abundance), vegetation types, diary notes, and "noteworthy plants". Localities include: Omelaktavik Lake, Katmai, Ukak River, Noatak River, Walker Lake, and Redstone Camp.

Date Range

1963

Start Date

Jul 07, 1963

End Date

Aug 24, 1963

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Ukak River
  • Noatak River
  • Alaska
  • Omelaktavik, Lake

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 09-267

Collection name

Curatorial Correspondence, 1955-2009

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 9 Folder 39