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

Author: Ludwig Kumlien
Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1879.
Series: Bulletin (United States National Museum), no. 15.
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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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kumlien, Ludwig, 1853-1902.
Contributions to the natural history of Arctic America.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1879
(OCoLC)761192440
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ludwig Kumlien
OCLC Number: 4987092
Notes: 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).
Description: 179 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Bulletin (United States National Museum), no. 15.
Responsibility: by Ludwig Kumlien.

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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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