Drawings, circa 1883

ID: SIA RU007004

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1883

Citation: Charles D. Walcott Collection,1851-1940 and undated

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Abstract

Drawings are created during Charles D. Walcott's field work, possibly B. L. Young, based on observations of geological formations in the Chuar Valley of the Grand Canyon, circa 1883. Drawings included a detailed depiction of erosion a canyon slope, curvature of a sandstone formation, south face of Temple Butte, and a lava hill.

Date Range

1883

Start Date

1883

End Date

1883

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Chuar Valley
  • United States
  • Grand Canyon
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007004

Collection name

Charles D. Walcott Collection,1851-1940 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 32 Folder 8