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Contributions to the natural history of Arctic America : made in connection with the Howgate Polar Expedition, 1877-78 / by Ludwig Kumlien.

Kumlien, Ludwig, 1853-1902 author. (Author). Smithsonian Institution, issuing body. (Added Author). United States National Museum, issuing body. (Added Author). Howgate Polar Expedition (1877-1878) (Added Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 506 Unm58 v. 23, art. 5 (Text) 1720425-2016 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: 179 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1879.

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General Note: 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.
Citation/References Note: Wood, C.A., Vertebrate zoology, page 423.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Botany > Arctic regions.
Zoology > Arctic regions.
Eskimos.

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