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Notebooks, circa 1896-1897 : vol. IV, Robben Island and Iturup, 1896
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Notebooks, circa 1896-1897 : vol. IV, Robben Island and Iturup, 1896

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Contained In: Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

Series: SIA RU007074

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

By

Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

1896

Notes

This field book contains Stejneger's notes from his research on Robben Island (officially Ostrov Tyuleniy) and Iturup Island (officially Ostrov Iturup) in Russia. Pages are numbered 401 to 457. Stejneger's notes are narrative and describe his observations of, reflections on, and inspections of fur seals and the fur seal industry. Stejneger documents counting dead fur seal pups, places to observe seals, actions of seals at play, and gaurds protecting Robben Island from illegal sealing. He also describes his interactions with the Ainu people.

Subjects

Diary , Field notes , International Fur-Seal Commission , Iturup, ostrov , Northern fur seal , Russia , Tyuleniy, Ostrov , Zoologists

BHL Collections

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Language

English

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141567

 

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