SI-Bredin Expedition Leaves Miami

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Summary

With the cooperation of the Mexican government, the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition party sails from Miami for a six-week expedition to Yucatan and the Cayman Islands. The team included Smithsonian scientists Waldo L. Schmitt, J.F. Gates Clarke, and Harald A. Rehder.

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1960. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1961, p. 24-25.

Contact information

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

Date

March 20, 1960

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition of 1960
  • Caribbean area

Place

  • Cayman Islands
  • Caribbean Area
  • Mexico
  • Miami (Fla.)

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