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General notes on South Pacific island groups

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dc.contributor.author Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932.
dc.contributor.author Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History.
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-19T14:23:48Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T14:23:48Z
dc.date.issued 1920
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6757
dc.description 2 volumes (171, 282 leaves) ; 27 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract General notes and lists of birds in various areas of the South Pacific. Vol. 1 deals with Tuamotu, Marquesas, Line, Caroline Atoll, Harvey or Cook, and includes general notes and other lists of Rapa and vicinity, the Samoan group, clues to the identity of South Pacific birds, and the islands east and northeast of Samoa. Vol. 2 deals with Fiji, Rotuma and vicinity, Horne islands, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Banks, Santa Cruz, Tokelau or Union, and Uvea or Wallace, and includes a general index to both volumes 1 and 2. Richmond was an accomplished ornithologist, excelling in the naming of new birds and species. His lifetime work includes the Richmond Index, a card catalog of detailed bird species data he maintained for over 40 years. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932 -- Travel -- Oceania. en_US
dc.subject Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Oceania. en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Oceania. en_US
dc.subject Oceania -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Fiji -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title General notes on South Pacific island groups en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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