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Abstract

The 5 black-and-white photographs document field work on Christmas Island [Kiritimati], March 21 - 23, 1964. The images have captions in the reverse side listing location (including Motu Tabu), date, description, negative number, and photographer (Roger Clapp). Subject matter covers Phoenix Island Petrel at entrance to nest burrow beneath log, island terrain (looking toward Motu Upua), Conopoderas nest, and Black-tipped Shark specimen.

Date Range

1964

Start Date

Mar 21, 1964

End Date

Mar 23, 1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ichthyology
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Kiritimati
  • Kiribati

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 228 Folder 23