SI-Bredin Expedition Leaves Miami

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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.


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

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


March 20, 1960


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


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

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