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Tanna Islands : Southern New Hebrides

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dc.contributor.author Macmillan, Lindsay.
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.
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.date.accessioned 2017-10-19T17:31:35Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T17:31:35Z
dc.date.issued 1936
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6769
dc.description 40 leaves : maps (chiefly color) ; 25-32 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Includes original notes and maps for Macmillan's summary of the geologic area, and main bird groups in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu). Specific locations noted throughout the Tanna and Aniwa islands. Includes hand drawn colored topographical vegetation maps. These notes and maps were reproduced in Volume FF of Macmillan's bound journals and notes. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940 and his wife Joy accompanied him on the expedition, acting as assistant. Lindsay Macmillan was trained by A.J. Marshall, a well-known Australian ornithologist. Before joining the expedition, Macmillan was already well-versed in skinning and collecting bird specimens. He left the expedition to join the Australian military during World War II. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Vanuatu -- Tanna Island. en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Vanuatu -- Aniwa Island. en_US
dc.subject Vanuatu -- Tanna Island -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Vanuatu -- Aniwa Island -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.title Tanna Islands : Southern New Hebrides en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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