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Aug 16 Alexander Wetmore at his Work Quarters in Argentina

Aug 16 Alexander Wetmore Explores Argentina

 

Aug 16 Alexander Wetmore Explores Argentina

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Year: 
1923
Month: 
august
Day: 
16
Date: 
Thu, 1923-08-16

Alexander Wetmore, noted ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1944-1952, is on expedition to Riacho Pilaga, Argentina, on August 16, 1920. Secretary Wetmore conducted extensive ornithological fieldwork throughout the islands of the Caribbean and many Latin American countries.