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Summary

Two uninhabited islands (Gamez and Bolanos Islands) off the Pacific Coast of Panama are donated to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute through the Nature Conservancy's International Program. They are the gift of Jean Niemeier of Washington State in honor of her late husband Edward Niemeier, and were named the Ed Niemeier Islands Preserve.

Subject

  • Niemeier, Edward
  • Niemeier, Jean
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," August 1985, p. 2.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1985

Topic

  • Benefactors
  • Islands

Place

  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)

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