Field Notes, Canadian Rockies, undated

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Creator

Rasetti, Franco, 1901-

Abstract

The notebook documents field work of Franco Rasetti in the Canadian Rockies. The field book is undated. Entries begin from the front and the back. They are headed with location, and most consist of section descriptions with length of layer, and description of color, texture and type of rock. Locations include the vicinity of Mt. Bosworth, Mt. Whyte, Merlin Lake, Bow Lake, and Narao Peak.

Date Range

1944-1965

Start Date

1944

End Date

1965

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Canada
  • Rocky Mountains

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 2 Folder 1