Field notes on Fossil Localities, undated

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Abstract

The notebook records fossil localities visited by Franco Rasetti (undated). Pages are numbered. Includes several lists. First list consists of conglomerate boulders with descriptions between Lévis and Sillery in Quebec Province. Descriptions include color, texture, and type of rock, formation information, observations on age and geographic description. Second list of conglomerate boulders includes number, location, and description of surrounding terrain. Locations are across North America (New Brunswick, Quebec, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Tennessee, Montana). There is a table list of boulder in Lévis, Villa Guay, Bic, Métis, Grosse Roches, Trois Pistoles, St. Simon, St. Philippe de Néri, listing number, date, locality and age.

Date Range

1944-1965

Start Date

1944

End Date

1965

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Sillery
  • New Brunswick
  • Canada
  • New York
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Quebec
  • St. John
  • Lévis
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania

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 2