Photographs : Sooty Terns, 7 November 1968, by Vern M. Kleen

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The envelope of black and white photographs documents field work on Sand-Johnston Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, November 7, 1968. The label on the envelope indicates images are from roll BS. There is a note on a note card indicating the importance of pictures taken of study plots 1 - 6. There are captions on the reverse side of photographs that list date, time of day, location, direction, and description. Subject matter shows view of island terrain and detail images of birds (Brown Booby, Noddy). Some descriptions indicate landmarks in vicinity, presence and type of birds, and type of vegetation.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 07, 1968

End Date

Nov 07, 1968

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Johnston Atoll


  • 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


Box 227 Folder 11