Taongi Atoll, 1964

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Abstract

The black and white photographs document field work on Kamome Island, part of Taongi Atoll in the Marshall Islands, for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, October 12, 1964 and undated. The photographs have captions on the reverse side that lists location, date, description, number, and photographer. Photographs were taken by Phil Lehner and A. B. Amerson, Jr. Images show various views of Sooty Terns and Fairy Terns, including details shot of individual Fairy Terns in flight. Some list negative number.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

1964

End Date

1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Kamome Island
  • Marshall Islands
  • Taongi

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 16