Wake #121-159 c. 1963-1964

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The envelope of black and white photographs documents field work on Wake Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, c. 1963-1964. This is 5 of 5 envelopes. There is a typed, numbered list of descriptions for all 5 envelopes of images. There are captions on the reverse side of the photographs with location and description. Images are numbered (121-159). Subject matter includes view of island interior and coastline terrain, detail shots of vegetation (types listed), birds, eggs, and nests. Some images are dated December 26, 1963. Vegetation types include Imopoea tuba, Pisonia grandis, Ipomoea pes-caprae, Boerhavia diffusa, Euphorbia cyathophora, and possibly Gossypium religiosum. Locations include Peale Island and Flipper Point.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Peale Island
  • Flipper Point
  • Wake Island


  • 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 envelope

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 227 Folder 18