Australia and Japan, July 9 - August 21, 1988

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Abstract

The notebook documents the geological and paleontological work of William J. Sando in Australia and Japan, July 9 - August 21, 1988. Entries are dated and narrative in structure. They are short but provide concise details about travel (transportation, accommodations, times, expenses), to-do lists, personal observations, pictures taken, weather, work completed, daily activities, meetings, names of colleagues with whom worked. He records observations of reef formations, possibly at Herm Island, Australia, and field trip to Valley of Hell hot spring in Japan.

Date Range

1988

Start Date

Jul 09, 1988

End Date

Aug 21, 1988

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Japan
  • Australia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 15-308

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 Folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 35