Hydrographic sheet no. 1208, 1873

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The hydrographic sheet no. 1208 documents collecting of sea bottom specimens from deep sea soundings eastward from the outer edge of George's Shoal and off Cape Sable, July 16 - August 10, 1873. J. A. Howell, U.S.N. was commanding the party. The table of data includes date, section number, locality (including latitude and longitude with minutes and seconds), fathoms, and appearance. There are notes in pencil that appear to have been written later.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 16, 1873

End Date

Aug 10, 1873

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Marine Invertebrates


  • Canada
  • Nova Scotia
  • Sable, Cape


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-122

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology Research Records, 1856-1891, 1913, 1963, 1975, 1993-1944, 1999

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 49