Photographs : Sibylla Island, Taongi Atoll 1964

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Abstract

The envelope of black and white photographs documents field work on Taongi Atoll in the Marshall Islands for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, October 10 - 12, 1964. There are captions on the reverse side of the photographs that list location, date, description, and photographer. Photographs were taken by Phil Lehner and A. B. Amerson, Jr. Images show participants and rafts coming ashore, base camp, as well as various participants setting up camp and in the field. Some individuals are identified.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Oct 10, 1964

End Date

Oct 12, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

Place

  • Marshall Islands
  • Taongi
  • Sibylla 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 227 Folder 13