Cana Valley and Part of the Pirri Mountains, Eastern Panama

ID: SIA2010-0018 and 96-4633

Creator: Goldman, Edward Alphonso

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1912

Citation: "Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 65, figure 70

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Summary

A part of the Pirri Mountains, in eastern Panama, as seen from 1,800 feet altitude, in the Cana Valley. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
  • Panama Canal Zone
  • Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 65, figure 70

Contact information

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

Date

1912

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Mountains
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Landscapes
  • Natural History
  • Cana Valley, Panama
  • Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
  • Pirri Mountains
  • Field Work
  • Flora and fauna
  • Tropical Biology
  • Natural areas
  • Mountains--Panama
  • Natural history

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2010-0018 and 96-4633

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1; Size: 4.16w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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