Aerial View of Canal Zone Biological Area, 1950s

ID: 45278 or MAH-45278

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1950

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 134, Box 12, Folder: 6

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Summary

Aerial view of the Barro Colorado Island laboratory of the Canal Zone Biological Area located on Gatun Lake in the Panama Canal watershed in Panama. The CZBA was made part of the Smithsonian in 1946 and later renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. This view shows the dock and facilities from Gatun Lake.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)
  • Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 134, Box 12, Folder: 6

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1950

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Panama Canal (Panama)
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Aerial

ID Number

45278 or MAH-45278

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Aerial; Medium: Photographic print

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