Field notes : Quebec, 1886, 1889, Includes hand-drawn map of Isle la Motte

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Charles D. Walcott notes observations of the Chazy formation on Isle la Motte in Lake Champlain in Vermont and Utica Shale in Quebec Province of Canada, 1886-1889. Most notes are collections of a few sheets paper. There are extensive handwritten notes on a section of Isle la Motte as well as a typed copy, listing descriptions of section layers, including measurements in feet and inches. Descriptions include details about type of stone, color, texture, and presence of fossils.

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Vermont
  • Canada
  • Isle la Motte
  • United States
  • Quebec
  • Lake Champlain


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007004

Collection name

Charles D. Walcott Collection,1851-1940 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 31 Folder 8