Field notes : Canada, 1907, 1910, 1912-1913, 1916, and undated

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Creator

Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927

Abstract

Charles D. Walcott records observations made of sites along the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada near the route of the Canadian Pacific Railroad, 1907-1916. Most sets of notes are several handwritten pages, generally separated into acid free envelopes. Details include extensive descriptions of sites, descriptions of sections, characteristics of stone, sketches, fauna, and fossils found. Formations mentioned include Sullivan, Bosworth, Whyte, and Cathedral. Sites include the vicinity of: Ranger Canyon, Castle Mountain, Van Horn Range, and Mt. Robson.

Date Range

1907-1916

Start Date

1907

End Date

1916

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Canada
  • Castle Mountain
  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Robson, Mount

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 30 Folder 3