Alaska Coal Fields, Bogosloff Volcano, Corral Hollow, California, 1895

ID: SIA RU007073

Creator: Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1895

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

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Creator

Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Abstract

The field book documents William Dall's collecting and observations of Alaska Coal Fields, Bogoslof Volcano, Corral Hollow, California, 1895 while with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Entries are dated and usually list location at the top. Subject matter covers daily occurrences, geological formations, weather conditions, descriptions of anchorage spots, specimens collected (includes the bag numbers for specimens), and mineral deposits. Near the end of entries is a list of distances, with bearings, for Bogaslof and Grewingk islands. Locations across Alaska include the vicinity of Sitka, Bogoslof Island, Kootznahoo Inlet, Kodiak Island, Augustine Island , Point Possession, Kialagvit Bay [Wide Bay], and Grewingk Glacier. Includes sketches of observed terrain.

Date Range

1895

Start Date

Jun 02, 1895

End Date

Oct 04, 1895

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Geological surveys--United States
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Augustine Island
  • United States
  • Wide Bay
  • Bogoslof Island
  • Sitka
  • Kodiak Island
  • Alaska
  • Kenai Peninsula
  • Kootznahoo Inlet
  • Point Possession
  • California
  • Grewingk Glacier

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 25 Folder 2