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

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Creator

Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Abstract

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

1901

Start Date

Jul 09, 1901

End Date

Jul 24, 1901

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geological surveys--United States
  • Paleontology

Place

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

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 4