Contributions to the natural history of Arctic America : made in connection with the Howgate Polar Expedition, 1877-78 / by Ludwig Kumlien.
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- Physical Description: 179 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1879.
Issued also as vol. XXIII, no. 5, of the Smithsonian miscellaneous collections.
Smithsonian Institution publication 342.
Contributions by Ludwig Kumlien and others.
Includes index (pages 173-179).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction / by Ludwig Kumlien. -- Ethnology / by Ludwig Kumlien. -- Mammals / by Ludwig Kumlien. -- Birds / by Ludwig Kumlien. -- Fishes / by Tarleton H. Bean. -- Crustacea / by S. I. Smith. -- Annelides / by A. E. Verrill. -- Mollusks / by W. H. Dall. -- Molluscoids / by A. E. Verrill. -- Radiates / by A. E. Verrill. -- Insects: Diurnal Lepidoptera / by W. H. Edwards. -- Insects: Hymenoptera, Nocturnal Lepidoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Neuroptera, and Arachnida / by S. H. Scudder and others. -- Insects: Hymenoptera, Nocturnal Lepidoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Neuroptera, and Arachnida / by S. H. Scudder and others. -- Plants / by Asa Gray. -- Lichens / by Edward Tuckerman. -- Algae / by W. G. Farlow. -- Minerals / by F. M. Endlich. -- Index.
Wood, C.A., Vertebrate zoology, page 423.
The primary object of the expedition, by Captain Howgate's order, was to collect material, skins, skin clothing, dogs, sledges, and Eskimo, for the use of a future colony on the shores of Lady Franklin Bay. The secondary object of the expedition was scientific work; and thirdly, whaling was to be one feature of the cruise.
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