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East London Museum - Mollusc Collection
Entry ID: elm_molluscs

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Abstract: The East London (EL) Museum's major natural history collections are molluscs and birds.They also have smaller collections of other marine invertebrates, mammals, skeletons (mammals), reptiles, palaeontology, geology. The mollusc collection was started by Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer, first curator of the museum in 1931. She brought her family collections, including of shells, to the museum and these ... View entire text
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Description: Sub-Saharan African OBIS (AfrOBIS)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 58.18   S: -46.93   E: 179.52   W: -161.57

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: East London Museum, South Africa
Dataset Title: Mollusc Collection
Dataset Release Place: Cape Town, South Africa
Dataset Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1886-06-15
Stop Date: 2005-09-16
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 m
Longitude Resolution: 100 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 meters - < 250 meters
ISO Topic Category
Quality Overland records were removed.
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the OBIS facility.

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citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any
constituent part.

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International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: East London Museum Molluscs

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 503
Fax: 54-2965-451543
Email: phoebe at
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +27 43 743 0686
Email: marybursey at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-04-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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