Waterfall, Cana, Darien, Panama

ID: SIA2010-0020 and 96-4631

Creator: Hildebrand, Samuel F

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. 67, figure 72

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Summary

A waterfall from a small side-stream on the Rio Grande, near Cana, Darien, Panama. 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. Samuel F. Hildebrand, from the Bureau of Fisheries, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was a member of the field party and took this picture.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Fisheries
  • 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. 67, figure 72

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

  • Rio Grande, Panama
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Landscapes
  • Waterfalls
  • Natural History
  • Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
  • Field Work
  • Rivers
  • Tropical Biology
  • Natural areas
  • Natural history

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2010-0020 and 96-4631

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1, Size: 4.0w x 2.75h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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