Venezuela, 1942

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Abstract

The notebook documents the field work of Axel A. Olsson in Venezuela March 9 - April 4, 1942. A note on the cover indicates travel to Tachira and Merida. Entries are dated and narrative in structure. Entries describe daily activities, travel details, presence and identification of fossils found, geological characteristics of terrain observed, routes traveled, and portions of notes describing specific observed topics (e.g. "red beds"). There are geological sections with notes. On the last page is a list relating to photographs taken.

Date Range

1942

Start Date

Mar 09, 1942

End Date

Apr 04, 1942

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

Venezuela

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 15-309

Collection name

Axel A. Olsson Papers, c. 1915 - 1974, 1988

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 6