A composition of the core material from Funafuti and Bikin Atolls, 1951

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work Gordon Lill in Funafuti [Tuvalu] and Bikini Atoll [Marshall Islands], 1951. The volume begins with an outline of: comparative locations, comparative physiography, comparative oceanography, comparative climatology, subsurface geology, and comparison of core material. Notes contain lists of descriptions for core samples, as well as narrative descriptions with pasted map inserts and detailed tables discussing core contents including the presence of Foraminifera.

Date Range

1951

Start Date

1951

End Date

1951

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Funafuti
  • Tuvalu
  • Bikini Atoll
  • Marshal Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 2