Illinois Geology I trip, Fall 1946

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Abstract

The journal covers William Oliver's geological observations relating to glaciation in Illinois, fall of 1946. The notebook begins with a overview of glacier movement in Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin, and Illinois. This is followed by number entries, organized by location. Location description includes use of geological and constructed landmarks (e.g. roads, bridges). Details include descriptions of soil composition and annotated geological sections. Locations include Jordan creek as well as vicinity of Danville on U.S. Route 150.

Date Range

1946

Start Date

Dec 31, 1969

End Date

Dec 31, 1969

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Illinois

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 15-307

Collection name

William Albert Oliver papers, 1946-1998

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1