Whitney South Sea Expedition. Loyalty Islands survey. Mare Island, 1937-1938

Includes a brief geographical description of the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia), including a summary of individual species, a log, and several pages discussing reptiles and invertebrates of Maré Island. These notes were compiled and edited from original material. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940. His wife Joy accompanied him and acted as assistant for part of the expedition. 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 collection bird specimens. He left to join the Australian military during World War II.
1 volume (171 leaves) : 27 cm
Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- New Caledonia -- Loyalty Islands., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- New Caledonia -- Loyalty Islands., Birds -- New Caledonia -- Maré Island., Reptiles -- New Caledonia -- Maré Island., Invertebrates -- New Caledonia -- Maré Island., Maré Island (New Caledonia) -- Description and travel., Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia) -- Description and travel., New Caledonia -- Description and travel.