Galapagos Islands Expedition

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To collect birds, fish, insects, molluscs, rodents, tortoises, flora etc, and secured valuable scientific scientific data

Personnel: Townsend, Charles H., leader, and Scientific Director (New York Aquarium); Roosevelt, Kermit, leader; Hay, Clarence L., sci.; Chapin, James P., sci.; Pool, Eugene, sci. (N.Y. Hospital); Svenson, H.H., sci. (BBG); Bronson, Wilford A., sci.; Sanborn, E.R., sci. (N.Y. Zoological Society), Astor, Vincent

Department: Inter-departmental, and institutional

Sponsors: Astor, Vincent

6 weeks, returning in May

Sources: AMNH Annual Report No. 62, 1930, p. 24; Natural History magazine, XXX, 3, May-June, 1930, p. 326. Chapin, James, Journal of the Templeton Crocker Expedition (in Ornithology?)



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