Field notes : Montana, 1895, 1898, 1900, 1905, and 1914, includes photographs

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Abstract

Charles D. Walcott records observations of sites across Montana while working for the U.S. Geological Survey. Includes descriptions of sections, Cambrian strata, Algae beds, glacial formations, fossils found, sketches (some very detailed), and photographs. Formations observed include: Algonkian, Greysan, and Collen. Sites observed include the vicinity of Beautooth Butte, Mt. Edith, North Fork Dearborn River, Big Blackfoot Valley, Mt. Jumbo (photographs), Haystack Butte, Saw Mill Canyon, and Marysville.

Date Range

1895-1914

Start Date

1895

End Date

1914

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Marysville
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Edith, Mount
  • Dearborn

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

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 11