Crescent City, California, Eureka, and Eel River Rio, 1901

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William Dall records observations of areas around California, 1901, while working for the United States Geological Survey. Information includes geological, fossil and shell study of the area along bluffs and shorelines of sites. Near Crescent city he visits the bluffs along the shore of Lake Earle down to Pebble beach, giving detailed description of strata and characteristics of rock and fossils observed. There are detailed notes about Miocene and Pliocene epochs sandstone formations. Most of the notebook is blank.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 09, 1901

End Date

Jul 24, 1901

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  • Geological surveys--United States
  • Paleontology


  • Eel River
  • Rio Dell
  • United States
  • Crescent City
  • Humboldt
  • California
  • Ferndale
  • Eureka


  • 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 4