F. C. Whitmore, LACM Baja Californa, 1977

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Abstract

The field book documents Frank C. Whitmore's field work in Baja California during 1977. Entries that describe work in Baja area begin several pages into the notebook. Entries are dated and are narrative in style. They describe daily personal and professional activities (including meals), travel details up to and including cruise, individuals with whom met, some notes on flora and fauna observed, observations of harems of elephant seals at San Bento Island, behaviors of whales and dolphins, weather, observed terrain and vegetation. Locations visited include Cedros Island, San Ignacio Lagoon, Isla San Martin, in Mexico.

Date Range

1977

Start Date

1977

End Date

1977

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Paleobiology at 202-633-1334 to make an appointment.

Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • Baja California
  • Mexico

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 14-188

Collection name

Department of Paleobiology Collection F. C. Whitmore Field Books, 1959-1981

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Paleobiology