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Cruise to Northwest Greenland, 1938, "Report on the Scientific Collecting done in Newfoundland, Labrador, Greenland, and the Canadian Arctic, with Field Notes," by David C. Nutt

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Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 74 Folder 17
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Newfoundland and Labrador
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The report is a compilation of field notes from the Greenland Expedition of 1938 with Robert A. Bartlett. Pages are numbered. Details locations and dates, as well as detailed descriptions of terrain, observed and collected flora and fauna (birds, plankton, jellyfish, crustaceans, and insects). Includes birds lists with scientific name, common name, and surrounding environment in which observed; work of participants; and specimens lists per location. Also details with collected items are being sent to the Smithsonian. Includes some latitude and longitude points. Numerous locations in Greenland Newfoundland are included, some of which are Hodgewater, Brigus, Makinson's Grove, Turnavik, Square Island, Godhavn, and Cape York.
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Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
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See more records from this collection:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
See more records associated with this person:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Nutt, David C. (David Clark), 1919-2008
See more records associated with this expedition:
Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project