Author Archives: Allan Pentecost

Water samples from Lake Titicaca taken in 1937 from the FBA unpublished collections.

Opening up historic samples from the FBA collections

Allan Pentecost, Honorary Research Fellow and course tutor at FBA Windermere, recently investigated a historic sample brought to life when several large wooden crates of bottles were relocated to avoid risk of flooding. The bottles, numbering around 180, contain historic water samples from the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to Lake Titicaca undertaken in 1937. Allan

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