Field notes and maps from Glass Mountains, West Texas, 1961

ID: SIA RU007318

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1961

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

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Creator

Cooper, G. Arthur (Gustav Arthur) 1902-

Abstract

This field book documents Cooper's paleontological and geological field work in Glass Mountain, West Texas from 9 June to 11 July 1961. Cooper describes stratigraphy of sites visited (with sketches and measurements of some layers) and notes fossils found or commonly found at various levels. Various genera of brachiopoda, coral, mollusks, and possibly other types of fossils were found. Fossils possibly from lower Permian epoch. Locations include but are not limited to Hess Ranch, Wolf Camp Hill, Dugout Mountain, Baylor Mountains, Van Horn, and Decie Ranch. The maps contain alphanumeric codes corresponding to a locality. Cooper uses these codes throughout his notes to refer to localities. Some coordinates are included. Pages 0485-0538.

Date Range

1961

Start Date

Jun 09, 1961

End Date

Jul 11, 1961

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Decie Ranch
  • Baylor Mountains
  • Wolf Camp Hills
  • Van Horn
  • Glass Mountains
  • Texas
  • Hess Ranch
  • Dugout Mountain

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 35 Folder 10