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Scientific Expeditions

Coronado Islands (1924)

Islas Coronado, Islas de los Coronado, or the Coronado Islands, are a small group of islands off the coast of Mexico, just south of the U.S.-Mexico border. In 1924, Curator of Birds and Mammals Laurence M. Huey and  Dr. Jose M. Gallegos of the National Museum, Mexico City,  made two trips to the Islands, accompanied by Ralph Hoffman and Carroll deWilton Scott in April and by A. J. van Rossem in May. More

Trinidad Whaling Station (1926)

In the summer of 1926, Museum naturalist Laurence Huey drove up the newly-opened Highway 101 to Trinidad, California, with colleague A. Brazier Howell of the Smithsonian Institution, to study whales at a commercial whaling station. The Trinidad whaling station operated from 1920 to 1926.  More