Collection Data

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Allan Hancock Foundation / Core Invertebrate Collections

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The first official collection station (R/V Velero III Sta. 1-31) was made on 7 December 1931. The last official R/V Velero IV collections (Stations 31788-85) were made on 21 June. 1985.

Collection Location and Dates

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Taxonomic Contents

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Description of Collection

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Collection Inventory

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Collection Assets

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12/31/2014 View [98.2 kB] Courtesy USC photo archives.
12/30/2008 View [532.1 kB] Allan Hancock Expeditions 2- page Promotional Flyer
12/30/2008 View [617.9 kB] Hancock Galapagos Expedition, 1933 by Waldo L. Schmitt, Curator, Division of Marine Invertebrates, U.S. National Museum, from “Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1933”
12/30/2008 View [5163.6 kB] Third Galapagos Trip of the Velero III in the Winter of 1933-1944, from the log book of the “Medicine Man” of the trip, by Edwin O. Palmer, M.D.
07/01/2005 View [7.2 kB] ASC Newsletter

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