Field notes, American and Canadian Rockies, 1955

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Creator

Rasetti, Franco, 1901-

Alternate Title

West 1955

Abstract

The journal includes notes on the American and Canadian Rockies recorded by Franco Rasetti, 1955. Entries are headed with location, with reference location (usually town or geographic location), and recommendations on method of travel. Entries include description of terrain; section descriptions with measurements, types of fossils found, and characteristics of rock found; and identified formations. Locations include vicinity of Lakeview Island, Idaho; Elko, British Columbia; Pole Creek, Montana; Mt. Field. Includes pasted inserts and maps.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

Jul 02, 1955

End Date

1955

Access Information

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Topic

  • Cambrian Period
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Idaho
  • Canada
  • British Columbia
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Montana

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007240

Collection name

Franco Dino Rasetti Papers, 1944-1965 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 5