Hydrographic sheet no. 1306, 1243, 1874-1875

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The hydrographic sheet no. 1306 and 1243 documents collecting of sea bottom specimens in Massachusetts. It covers Nantucket Sound to Handkerchief Shoal, August 28 - 30, 1875; Monomoy to Bishop's and Clark's Light in Nantucket Sound, July 25 - August 29, 1874. Lieut. R. D. Hitchcock, 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.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 25, 1874

End Date

Aug 30, 1875

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Marine Invertebrates


  • Nantucket Sound
  • United States
  • Massachusetts


  • 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 57