Hydrographic sheet, deep sea, 1878-1879

ID: SIA Acc. 16-122

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1878-1879

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

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Creator

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Abstract

The hydrographic sheet documents collecting of sea bottom specimens from deep sea, December 8, 1878 to May 12, 1879. J. R. Bartlett, 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 numerous notes on the document that appear to have been written later.

Date Range

1878-1879

Start Date

Dec 08, 1877

End Date

May 12, 1879

Access Information

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Topic

Marine Invertebrates

Place

  • Caribbean Sea
  • Atlantic Ocean

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 81