Field notes and maps, 1939

ID: SIA RU007318

Creator: Cooper, G. Arthur (Gustav Arthur) 1902-

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1939

Citation: G. Arthur Cooper Papers, 1923-1993 and undated

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Abstract

This field book contains notes on the paleontological specimen and geology of Devonian areas of Utah and Nevada taken 19 September to 8 October 1939. Locations Cooper visits include Logan Canyon (probably Utah), Garden City (Utah), Lone Mountain (probably Nevada), Ikes Canyon (Nevada), and other areas. Cooper describes stratigraphy, often providing color and consistency of shale in which fossils are found. Brachiopod fossils and other specimen are noted. Page numbers for these field notes are 0014-0019.

Date Range

1939

Start Date

Sep 19, 1939

End Date

Oct 08, 1939

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Oswego Mine
  • United States
  • Garden City
  • Utah
  • Ikes Canyon

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007318

Collection name

G. Arthur Cooper Papers, 1923-1993 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 33 Folder 5