Tanna Islands : Southern New Hebrides

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.
40 leaves : maps (chiefly color) ; 25-32 cm
Birds -- Vanuatu -- Tanna Island., Birds -- Vanuatu -- Aniwa Island., Vanuatu -- Tanna Island -- Description and travel., Vanuatu -- Aniwa Island -- Description and travel., Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Vanuatu., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Vanuatu., Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia.