Field notes : South Dakota, 1897 and undated

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Abstract

Charles D. Walcott records observations of the Cambrian strata in the Blacks Hills of South Dakota in 1897. Notes include detailed descriptions of the environment as well as types and characteristics of stone layers of the region. Also included is a description for an illustration not in the folder. A note at the bottom of the description states "see Black Canyon Section, or rather at the head of that creek -- Bull. 856, pl. 1. (This is Big Horns)".

Date Range

1897

Start Date

1897

End Date

1897

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Topic

  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
  • South Dakota

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007004

Collection name

Charles D. Walcott Collection,1851-1940 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 31 Folder 9