Photographs : Sand Island, n.d. (no negatives)

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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs and photograph album pages document field work on Sand Island as part of Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, undated. Images are numbered; some have descriptions. Subject matter covers groups of birds in habitat, individual birds of various ages, structure (possibly antenna building) on island. Includes Sooty colony, aerial images of island showing USCG LORAN Station. The pages have pictures with captions for various types of birds (Shearwater, Sooty Tern, Brown Booby, Common Noddy) of various ages and structures including barracks and antenna building.

Date Range

1962-1969

Start Date

1962

End Date

1969

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

Sand Island

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 225 Folder 2