Monterey to San Diego, California, Coast Tertiary, 1892

ID: SIA RU007073

Creator: Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1892

Citation: William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

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The field book documents William Dall's geological observations of California during 1892. Entries are given a date range and location, and proceed with descriptions that go on for several pages. Through out entries he visits sites where Eugene W. Hilgard had collected specimens in the past and describes the difference in appearance of the locations. Includes work in locations: Salinas Valley, City Park in San Diego, La Jolla, Point Loma, and Dead Man's Island (Los Angeles).

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 26, 1892

End Date

May 17, 1892

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology--Tertiary


  • San Diego
  • United States
  • La Jolla
  • Point Loma
  • Deadman Island
  • California


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007073

Collection name

William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 25 Folder 2