Hydrographic sheet, no. 1591, 1883-1884

ID: SIA Acc. 16-122

Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1883-1884

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

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Abstract

The hydrographic sheet no. 1591 documents collecting of sea bottom specimens from Long Island Sound (Inlet Point to Old Landing), October 27 - November 3, 1883. Lieut. J. T. Sullivan, U.S.N., was commanding the party. The table of data includes date, section number, fathoms, and appearance. There is a note at the bottom of the sheet stating to see hydrographic sheets 1590a and 1590b. Also includes a sheet of notes relating to specimens listed on sheets 1590a, 1590b, and 1591.

Date Range

1883-1884

Start Date

1883

End Date

1884

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Topic

Marine Invertebrates

Place

  • New York
  • United States
  • Long Island Sound

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 129