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

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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.

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Funafuti
  • Tuvalu
  • Bikini Atoll
  • Marshal Islands


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-009

Collection name

Gordon G. Lill papers, 1951 and undated

Physical Description

1 Field book

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 2