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GAM: Deutsches Bernstein-Museum, Ribnitz-Damgarten. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Germany.
GAN: S.G.A. Nago collection housed at University of Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou [Kutonu]. Current as: GAN (herps). Bénin.
GAS: Longgang National Nature Reserve, Longzhou [Chongzuo]. Guangxi. China.
GBA: Geologische Bundesanstalt [Geological Survey of Austria], Wien [Vienna]. Obsolete as: GBW. Current as: GBA (fossils). Also as: GBAW (fossils). Wien [Vienna]. Austria.
GBERL: Gulf Breeze Environmental Research Laboratory, Gulf Breeze. Florida. USA.
GBP-NE: G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, North East Unit, Vivek Vihar, Itanagar. Current as: GBP-NE (fishes). Arunachal Pradesh. India.
GC: Grinnell College Biology Department, Fish Collection, Grinnell. Iowa. USA.
GCC: Institut für Geologie und Mineralogie, Universität zu Köln [University of Cologne], Köln [Cologne]. Current as: GCC (fossils). Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]. Germany.
GCF: Grupo Conservacionista de Fósiles, Museo Paleontológico “Fray Manuel de Torres”, San Pedro. Current as: GCF (fossils). Buenos Aires. Argentina.
GCM: Government College University, Department of Zoology, Lahore. Also as: GCMNH. Punjab. Pakistan.
GCRL: Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, The University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs. Note: some specimens moved to University of Southern Mississippi (USM). Also as: GCRLM. Mississippi. USA.
GEA: Laboratório de Ictiologia do Grupo de Ecologia Aquática, Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA), Belém. Current as: GEA (fishes). Pará. Brazil.
GECM: Geographical and Exploring Commission of the Republic of México collection of the World Exhibition in New Orleans, LA, 1879–1885. Note: original collection destroyed by fire 29 Aug 1884, second collection Oct 1884–Jan 1885. Mexico City. Mexico.
GEOW: Institut für Geowissenschaften Universität Heidelberg, Heidelburg. Current as: GEOW (fossils). See also: ZMUH. Baden-Württemberg. Germany.
GFEF: Geologische Landesuntersuchung GmbH, Freiberg. Formerly: Geologische Forschung und Erkundung Freiberg. Current as: GFEF (fossils). Sachsen [Saxony]. Germany.
GFGNG: Guanling Fossil Group National GeoPark, natural history museum, Guanling Buyei and Miao Autonomous County. Also known as: National Geological Park for the Guanling Fossil Group (NGPGFG). Note: established in 2003; located on Wolonggang Hill near Xiaowa Village. Obsolete as: NGPGFG. Current as: GFGNG (fossils). Guizhou. China.
GG: Institut für Geographie und Geologie, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität [University of Greifswald], Greifswald. Current as: GG (fossils). See also: ZMG. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Germany.
GIF: Guangxi Institute of Fisheries, Nanning. Obsolete as: GXIF. Current as: GIF (fishes). Guangxi. China.
GIH: Geological Institute of Hungary, Geological Museum, Budapest. Also known as: Magyar Állami Földtani Intézet (MAFI). Formerly: Royal Hungarian Geological Institute founded in 1869. Note: many fossils transferred to other institutions (HNHM, NHMUK); merged into Magyar Földtani és Geofizikai Intézet (MFGI) in 2012. Current as: GIH (fossils). Also as: HGIM, MHGI, MNGL. See also: MFGI. Hungary.
GIN: Geological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. Current as: GIN (fossils). Central Federal District. Russia.
GIT: Institute of Geology, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn. Current as: GIT (fossils). Also as: Pi (fossils). Estonia.
GIUI: Geological Institute, University of Iaşi, Iaşi [Jassy, Iassy]. Also known as: Alexandru Ioan Cuza University. Current as: GIUI (fossils). Iaşi [Jassy, Iassy]. Romania.
GLAHM: The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow. Obsolete as: GMNGZ, HMG. Current as: GLAHM (fishes, fossils). See also: RCSHC. Scotland. United Kingdom.
GMBL: Grice Marine Biological Laboratory, Charleston. South Carolina. USA.
GMC: National Geological Museum of China, Beijing. Current as: GMC V (fossils). Also as: GMV, NGMC (fossils). Beijing. China.
GMH: Geological Museum of Heilongjiang, Harbin. Current as: GMH (fossils). Heilongjiang. China.
GMNH: Georgia Museum of Natural History, University of Georgia, Athens. Includes: D.S. Scott Ichthyology Collection. Obsolete as: UG, UGAMNH. Current as: GMNH (fishes, herps). Georgia. USA.
GMNH: Gunma Museum of Natural History, Tomioka. Current as: GMNH PV (fossils). Gumna. Japan.
GMPKU: Geological Museum of Peking University, Beijing. Formerly: Geological Showroom of Peking University founded in 1909, renamed Geological Exhibition Hall in 1923, and incorporated into Peking Geology College in 1952; Geological Museum re-established in 1955. Current as: GMPKU (fossils). Also as: PKUP (fossils, Peking University Paleontological Collections). Beijing. China.
GMU: Department of Biology, Guangxi Medical University, Nanning. Formerly: Guangxi Medical College (GMC). Obsolete as: GMC. Current as: GMU. Also as: GMXU and GXMU (amphibians). Guangxi. China.
GMU: George Mason University, Vertebrate Collection, Fairfax. Virginia. USA.
GMWH: Gray Museum, Marine Biological Laboratory Fish Collection, Woods Hole. Includes: part of Boston University Collection (BU). Massachusetts. USA.
GNHL: The Grove National Historic Landmark, Glenview Park District. Illinois. USA.
GNHM: The Goulandris Natural History Museum, Kifissia. Current as: GNHM (fishes, herps). Attica. Greece.
GNHNA: Gallery of Natural History and Native Art, Medlow Bath. New South Wales. Australia.
GNM: Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi [Tiflis]. Formerly: Georgian State Museum (GSM). Includes: collections of Georgian Institute of Paleobiology (IPGAS) and Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia (ZMT). Obsolete as: GSM (fossils), IP (fossils), TMT (Tiflis Museum). Current as: GNM (fishes, herps), IPGAS (fossils, Institue of Palaeobiology). See also: ZMT (history). Georgia.
GNM: Göteborgs Naturhistoriska Museum, Göteborg [Gothenburg]. Obsolete as: GNHM, NHMG, NMG. Current as: GNM (fishes, herps). Västra Götaland. Sweden.
GNMGG: Guyana National Museum, Georgetown. Note: no longer extant. Guyana.
GNP: Collection of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Laboratory, Gorongosa National Park. Current as: GNP (herps). Mozambique.
GNUG: Guizhou Normal University, Animal Specimen Room of the School of Life Sciences, Guiyang. Obsolete as: GZNU (herps). Current as: GNUG. Also as: GZNULS (entomology). Guizhou. China.
GPIM: Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Mainz. Current as: GPIM (fossils). Rheinland-Pfalz [Rhineland-Palatinate]. Germany.
GPIT: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen [University of Tübingen], Museum der Universität (MUT), Paläontologische Sammlung, Tübingen. Formerly: Institut für Geowissenschaften der Universität Tübingen. Obsolete as: TIMGP, UT. Current as: GPIT (fossils). Also as: Pi (fossils, but mistakenly associated with Georg-August-Universität). See also: ZST (herps). Baden-Württemberg. Germany.
GPM: Gifu Prefectural Museum, Seki. Current as: GPM (fossils). Gifu. Japan.
GPMTSU: Geological and Paleontological Museum, Taras Shevchenko Transnistria State University, Tiraspol. Note: university descended from Institute for Public Education of Moldova founded in Tiraspol in 1930, although Tiraspol State University in Chişinău (TSU) is the legal successor of that institute. Obsolete as: SIPT (State Pedagogical Institute, Tiraspol). Current as: GPMTSU (fossils). Moldova.
GPSL: Geologische und Paläontologische Sammlung, Institut für Geophysik und Geologie, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig. Current as: GPSL (fossil invertebrates). Also as: PMUL (fossil herps, Paläontologisches Museum der Universität Leipzig). See also: MUL. Sachsen [Saxony]. Germany.
GR: Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu. Current as: GR (fossils). New Mexico. USA.
GRIF: Griffith University, Brisbane. Queensland. Australia.
GRPM: Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids. Michigan. USA.
GS: Galleria di Storia Naturale di Casalina (Deruta) [Natural History Gallery of Casalina], Casalina. Includes: historical collections of the Museo Zoologico della Libera Università di Perugia and Museo di Scienze Naturali del Seminario Arcivescovile di Perugia. Current as: GS (fish), GSDNA (fish DNA). Perugia. Italy.
GSA: Geological Society of America, Boulder. Current as: GSA (fossils). Colorado. USA.
GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa. Current as: GSC (fossils). Ontario. Canada.
GSE: British Geological Survey, Edinburgh. Current as: GSE (fossils). Scotland. United Kingdom.
GSGM: Gansu Geological Museum, Lanzhou. Current as: GSGM (fossils). Gansu. China.
GSI: Geological Society of India, Bengaluru [Bangalore]. Current as: GSI (fossils). See also: GSI (headquarters, Kolkata, West Bengal). Karnataka. India.
GSI: Geological Survey of India, Curatorial Division, Central Fossil Repository, Kolkata [ex Calcutta]. Note: GSI headquartered in Kolkata. Current as: GSI K (fossils). Also as: GSI/PAL/CR, GSI/GC. See also: GSI (Bengaluru, Karnataka). West Bengal. India.
GSJ: Geological Survey of Japan, Geological Museum, Tsukuba. Current as: GSJ (fossils). Ibaraki. Japan.
GSMNP: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Natural Resource Collection [scientific study series], Gatlinburg. Note: beginning in 1967, specimens transferred to various institutions on indefinite loan, including University of North Carolina (UNC; fishes now at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, NCSM), Hiwassee College (herps, recalled ca. 1973), Cincinnati Museum of Natural History (CMC, herps) and US National Museum of Natural History (USNM). Obsolete as: GRSM. Current as: GSMNP. Tennessee. USA.
GSN: National Earth Science Museum, Geological Survey of Namibia, Windhoek. Includes: fossil collections from Sperrgebiet. Note: established in 1995. Current as: GSN (fossils). Namibia.
GSNSW: Fossil collection of the Geological Survey of New South Wales, Maitland. Current as: GSNSW (fossils). New South Wales. Australia.
GSNU: Laboratory of Marine Bio Education & Research Center, College of Marine Science, Gyeongsang National University, Tongyeong Campus, Inpyeong-dong, Tongyeong [Tongyoung]. Note: laboratory apparently associated with Institute of Marine Industry. Current as: GSNU (fishes). South Gyeongsang. South Korea.
GSP: Geological Survey of Pakistan, Islamabad. Current as: GSP (fossils). See also: QGM. Capital Territory. Pakistan.
GSQ: Geological Survey of Queensland Fossil Collection, Brisbane. Note: some fossils transferred to Queensland Museum (QM). Current as: GSQ (fossils). Queensland. Australia.
GSU: Georgia Southern University, Georgia Southern Museum, Statesboro. Includes: herpetology collection transferred from Savannah Science Museum (SSM) in 1999. Georgia. USA.
GSUB: Geowissenschaftliche Sammlung [Geosciences Collection], Universität Bremen [University of Bremen], Bremen. Current as: GSUB (fossils). Bremen [Bremen]. Germany.
GSV: Geological Survey of Victoria, Melbourne. Current as: GSV (fossils). Victoria. Australia.
GSW: Shaanxi Nature Museum, Xi'an [Xian]. Current as: GSW (fossils). Shaanxi [Shensi]. China.
GSWA: Geological Survey of Western Australia, East Perth. Note: early fossil collection housed in Western Australian Museum (WAM) and separated from WAM collection by Irene Crespin ca. 1964. Current as: GSWA F (fossils). Western Australia. Australia.
GU/RSR/VAS: Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Department of Geology, R.S. Rana Vastan Lignite Mine collection, Srinagar. Obsolete as: VAS. Current as: GU/RSR/VAS (fossils). Uttarakhand. India.
GUIC: Ichthyological Museum, Department of Fisheries Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Guilan, Sowmeh Sara. Current as: GUIC (fishes). Guilan. Iran.
GUZM: Gauhati University Zoological Museum, Guwahati. Obsolete as: F/GUZ. Current as: GUZM. Also as: GUMF (Museum of Fishes), GUZ. Assam. India.
GXSD: College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin. Also as: GXNU. Guangxi. China.
GXUA: College of Animal Science and Technology, Guangxi University, Nanning. Guangxi. China.
GZG: Geowissenschaftliches Zentrum der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen [Göttingen University], Göttingen. Also known as: Geowissenschaftliches Museum. Obsolete as: GOE, GPIG/GZG, MGAU (fossils). Current as: GZG.V (fossil vertebrates). Also as: IMGP (fossils, Institut und Museum für Geologie und Paläontologie). See also: ZMUG. Niedersachsen [Lower Saxony]. Germany.
GZIG: Guangzhou Institute of Geography, Guangdong Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou [Canton]. Guangdong. China.
GZM: Giessen Zoological Museum, Gieen [Giessen]. Obsolete as: MG. Current as: GZM. Hesse [Hessen]. Germany.

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