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Title: Map showing Pacific Ocean area traveled by brigantine ALBATROSS, 1961

Accession Number: 2002.35.427
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Pacific Ocean
Date: 1960-1961
Materials:
Description: 35mm color slide from voyage of brigantine ALBATROSS 1960-1961; photographed by Richard E. Langford who was a teacher aboard the vessel when it sank May 2, 1961; he used slides in this collection (2002.35.1-657) for lectures about the sinking. The following description of this slide is part of a transcription of a videotaped lecture from Richard Langford Collection AV 193:2002-5,6: [TCR 02:21:48]: “Oh, there’s another one of my homemade maps. We go from the [Panama] Canal Zone here [light pointer] out to the Galapagos Islands about 1,000--800 to 1,000 miles. We cross the Equator -- the Equator’s right here. But here’s the Canal Zone.”

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