Field notes : Vermont, 1885-1887, 1889-1890, 1896, Includes notes on Granular Quartzite in Massachusetts, 1887

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Charles D. Walcott records observations of Cambrian strata across Vermont from 1885 to 1896. Notes are handwritten, usually titled with location and sometimes a date. Many include descriptions of sections of sites, and detail stone types, characteristics, and fossils found. In some cases, Walcott also notes latitude and longitude positions and if photographs have been taken. Sites detailed include the vicinity of Highgate Springs, Bomoseen Lake, Dunmore Lake, and Arlington. Includes notes on Granular Quartzite in Massachusetts, 1887.

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  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Vermont
  • Bomoseen, Lake
  • United States
  • Highgate Springs
  • Massachusetts
  • Dunmore, Lake
  • Arlington


  • 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


Box 31 Folder 13