Hydrographic sheet, no. 1661-1664, 1885

ID: SIA Acc. 16-122

Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1885

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. 1661-1664 documents collecting of sea bottom specimens from New York's lower bay, west of the main channel; no. 1662 covering New York lower bay, Sandy Hook to Coney Island; no. 1663 covering New York Bar and entrance; and no. 1664 covering Gravesend Bay and Narrows for August 22 - October 10, 1885. Lieut. G. C. Hanus, U.S.N., was commanding the party. The table of data includes date, section no., locality with latitude longitude including minutes, fathoms, and appearance.

Date Range

1885

Start Date

1885

End Date

1885

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Topic

Marine Invertebrates

Place

  • New York
  • Gravesend Bay
  • Sandy Hook
  • United States
  • Coney Island
  • New Jersey

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 146