Notes on Funafuti and Bikini covers and thin sections and other notes

ID: SIA Acc. 16-009

Creator: Lill, Gordon G.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1950-1975

Citation: Gordon G. Lill papers, 1951 and undated

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work Gordon Lill in Funafuti [Tuvalu] and Bikini Atoll [Marshall Islands], undated. The volume contains detailed descriptions of core samples, including bore location, depth, description of characteristics (color and composition), possible minerals present, and specimens present. Entries are organized by slide number and core number. Some entries include sketches. Also includes notes and tables of data taken from publications, a checklist for Bikini and Funafuti, and a list of core selected for chemical analysis and photographing.

Date Range

1950-1975

Start Date

1950

End Date

1975

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Funafuti
  • Tuvalu
  • Bikini Atoll
  • Marshal Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-009

Collection name

Gordon G. Lill papers, 1951 and undated

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1