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2 edition of expedition to the Funk Island found in the catalog.

expedition to the Funk Island

Frederic A. Lucas

expedition to the Funk Island

with observations upon the history and anatomy of the great auk.

by Frederic A. Lucas

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great auk -- Anatomy,
  • Birds -- Newfoundland -- Funk Island,
  • Funk Island, Nfld.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Museum
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 493-529 p.
    Number of Pages529
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20664522M

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The most successful of the early scientific expeditions to Funk Island occurred in It was sponsored by the United States Fish Commission and was under the direction of Frederick A. Lucas. After a brief sojourn in St. John's, the group's ship, Grampus, arrived at Funk Island on J The expedition to the Funk Island, with observations upon the history and anatomy of the great auk [microform] by Expedition to the Funk Island book, Frederic A.

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