Map of the Routes of the United Fruit Company Steam Ship Service

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A map of routes of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, known as the Great White Fleet, in North, Central and South America. Destinations include Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, British Honduras, Central and South America.


  • Wheeler, George C
  • United Fruit Company


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Found in the George C. Wheeler oral histories, RU 9560. This map was collected by George C. Wheeler as he traveled to Barro Colorado Island, Panama, in the summer of 1924. He spent the summer doing field work on ants for his dissertation.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9560, Box 1, Folder: Central America 1924 Scrapbook

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Description and travel
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Voyages and travels
  • Transportation
  • Shipping
  • Travel


  • South America
  • Central America
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Panama
  • Pacific Ocean


  • Maps
  • Paper

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 15w x 20.4h; Type of Image: Map; Medium: Document

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