Oahu and Vicinity Tertiary, 1899

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William Dall describes sites across Oahu, Hawaii in 1899, while working for the United States Geological Survey. Includes descriptions of marine and geological study of the area. He visits sites with a local Professor Wood from the Territorial Normal School, in Honolulu, familiar with the geology of the area. Includes cross sections of gravel pits southwest of Diamond Head and descriptions of the coral rock strata. Most of the notebook is blank.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 18, 1899

End Date

Sep 23, 1899

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  • Paleontology--Tertiary
  • Geological surveys--United States
  • Paleontology


  • Hawaiian Islands
  • Oahu


  • 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 3