Field notes, American and Canadian Rockies, 1955

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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.

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Start Date

Jul 02, 1955

End Date


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  • Geology
  • Cambrian Period
  • Paleontology


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


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 5