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Natural history -- Catalogs and collections

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View Resource The Peabody Museum of Natural History

Yale's The Peabody Museum has expanded and enhanced their collections gopher with access to 60,084 records from the Anthropology Division. Also search for any labeled feature appearing on topographic maps released by the US Geological Survey; there are 1,233,933 records to peruse from across the USA, covering populated places, parks, lakes, mountains.

https://peabody.yale.edu/
View Resource The Natural History Museum, London

Although it contains information useful to both amateur and professional researchers, this site is primarily geared for instructional use at all levels. The Natural History Museum contains five groupings of topics: the museum, science, information services, education, and a list of hosted sites. Users can select from numerous choices within the five groupings, often divided into fields of...

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/
View Resource The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University: Plants

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University provides this in-depth Web site featuring plants found at the Arboretum and related information. Visitors to this site will find sections featuring selected plants at the Arboretum, collections management, on-site projects, a plant-information hotline, and a detailed table listing bloom times for dozens of plants; guidelines for adjusting dates for...

https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/plants/
View Resource Natural Perspective

This great natural history hypertext was created by long-time naturalists Ari and Susan Kornfeld, and contains informative sections on four taxonomic Kingdoms of Life: Plantae, Animalia, Protoctista, and Fungi (reported on in the NSDL Scout Report for Life Sciences, January 23, 2004). Each Kingdom section offers great images and information about our planet's many diverse forms of life. Site...

http://www.natperspective.com/nature/index.html
View Resource Arnold Arboretum: South Central China and Tibet: Hotspot of Diversity

For well over one hundred years, The Arnold Arboretum has sent scientists to document and explore the various corners of Asia. In the early 1920s, the Arboretum sent an expedition that remained in the Hengduan Mountain region for three years. Upon their return, the expedition returned with all types of flora and fauna, including stuffed birds, seeds, and hundreds of photographic images. This...

https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/library/image-collection/s...