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

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Abstract

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.

Date Range

1885-1896

Start Date

1885

End Date

1896

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

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

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 13