SIC 19 - Fanning 6-68

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The 7 black-and-white photographs document field work completed on Fanning Island [Tabuaeran], June 1968. The photographs show coastline views with Philip Palmer's house (island manager), the mouth of the lagoon channel, a monument and boat landing, Palmer's headquarters and a village. The images have captions on the reverse side that list location, date, photographer (C. D. Hackman), description (some include detail of images taken from USCG Planetree), and negative numbers (681, 691, 707, 712, 717, 718, 726).

Date Range


Start Date

May 31, 1968

End Date

May 31, 1968

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  • Kiribati
  • Tabuaeran


  • 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

7 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 229 Folder 19