Drawings of Butte Faults, undated

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Creator

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

Abstract

The folder contains a mixed collection of images of butte faults assembled by Charles D. Walcott. Some are printed, most hand-drawn, with descriptions ranging from detailed to nonexistent. Images included printed illustrations of Trias and Permian sections, detailed section (with notes) of Kaibab plateau, hand-drawn sections examples of Carboniferous, Devonian, and Silurian layers; section and description of Kaibab displacement; and cliffs in Kanab Canyon of Grand Canyon. Dated materials are from 1879-1882, most are undated.

Date Range

1879-1882

Start Date

1879

End Date

1882

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Carboniferous
  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Silurian
  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Devonian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Grand Canyon
  • Kanab Canyon
  • Arizona
  • Kaibab Plateau Arizona Trail

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 9