Ornithologist Granville P. Ashcraft holding a bird specimen collected by a team of U.S.C. scientists during their exploration of the Gulf of Lower California, Los Angeles, February 21, 1940
- Ornithologist Granville P. Ashcraft holding a bird specimen collected by a team of U.S.C. scientists during their exploration of the Gulf of Lower California, Los Angeles, February 21, 1940
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- February 21, 1940
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- Ornithologist Granville P. Ashcraft holding a bird specimen brought back by a team of University of Southern California scientists from their exploration of the Gulf of Lower California on U.S.C.’s Velero III cruiser. The expedition was captained by Allan Hancock, president of the U.S.C. board of trustees, and included a team of three zoologists, an ornithologist (Ashcraft), a botanist, an ichthyologist, a parasitologist, a scientific artist, a photographer, a collector, and an official observer for the Mexican government. The team brought back several thousands of specimens including birds, fish, mammals, algae, and parasites.
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Expeditions & surveys--California
Ashcraft, Granville P.
University of Southern California
- Los Angeles (Calif.)
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