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Identifier: Film Collection no. 148
Scope and Contents
Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film opens with animated maps tracing the routes of the expeditions. Members of the expedition staff are introduced as they work in the field: Roy Chapman Andrews, leader; Walter Granger, chief paleontologist; Albert Thomson, assistant paleontologist; Leslie Erskine Spock, geologist; Alonzo W. Pond, archaeologist; and Captain W. P. T. Hill, topographer. The next segment shows the problems the expedition...
- Names: American Museum of Natural History
- Names: Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930)
- Subject: Scientific expeditions -- Asia, Central
- Subject: Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Description and travel