General identified photographs of the Bering Sea area


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Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943


These black and white photographs pertain to Stejneger's extensive study of the fur seals of the North Pacific-Bering Sea. Depicted in these photographs are rookeries, a fishery, monuments, and geographic features. Locations depicted include North Rookery on Bering Island (Ostrov Beringa) and Copper Island (officially Ostrov Mednyy), Kalakhtyrka river and Petropaulisky in Kamchatka. Some photographs are dated 1897; other photographs are undated. Some or all of these photographs may be published.

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  • Zoology
  • Northern fur seal
  • Zoologists


  • Kamchatka
  • Mednyy, Ostrov
  • Beringa, ostrov
  • Russia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007074

Collection name

Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

Physical Description

5 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 30 Folder 6