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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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.

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Funafuti
  • Tuvalu
  • Bikini Atoll
  • Marshal Islands


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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SIA Acc. 16-009

Collection name

Gordon G. Lill papers, 1951 and undated

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1 Field book

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 1