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The Aleutian islands: their people and natural history : (with keys for the identification of the birds and plants)

Author: Henry B Collins; Austin Hobart Clark; Egbert H Walker
Publisher: City of Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1945.
Series: War background studies, no. 21.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 3775.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : English
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Contains 3 papers about Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Topics include description and geology of islands, discovery and early history, ethnic relationships of the Aleuts, Aleutian land-bridge theory, ethnology, wildlife, and vegetation.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987.
Aleutian islands: their people and natural history.
City of Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1945
(OCoLC)595657324
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry B Collins; Austin Hobart Clark; Egbert H Walker
OCLC Number: 2453032
Notes: "February 5, 1945."
Description: iv, 131 pages, 21 pages of plates : illustrations, folded map ; 23 cm.
Contents: The islands and their people / by Henry B. Collins Jr. --
Introduction --
Description --
Geology --
Discovery and early history --
Ethnic relationships of the Aleuts --
The Aleutian land-bridge theory --
Ethnology --
Animal life of the Aleutian Islands / by Austin H. Clark --
General considerations --
Birds --
Mammals --
Fishes --
Sea invertebrates --
Land invertebrates --
Plants of the Aleutian Islands / by Egbert H. Walker --
Introduction --
Principal plant associations --
Plants of special interest or usefulness --
The amrine algae or seaweeds --
Appendix A: List of mammals --
Appendix B: List of birds --
Appendix C: Keys to the birds --
Appendix D: Systematic list of plants --
Appendix E: Keys to the common plants.
Series Title: War background studies, no. 21.; Publication (Smithsonian Institution), 3775.
Responsibility: by Henry B. Collins, Jr., Austin H. Clark, Egbert H. Walker.

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Contains 3 papers about Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Topics include description and geology of islands, discovery and early history, ethnic relationships of the Aleuts, Aleutian land-bridge theory, ethnology, wildlife, and vegetation.

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