Nevada, 1970 - 1971

ID: SIA Acc. 16-035

Creator: field notes, Phillip Pack

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1970-1971

Citation: Phillip D. Pack papers, 1968 - 1973

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Abstract

The field book documents the work of Phillip D. Pack while in Nevada, 1970 - 1971. Entries are headed with date and location. They detail weather, description and condition of fossils found (including trilobites), as well as characteristics of shale (color, composition). Some descriptions are organized by unit number, which also list degree of slope and other terrain characteristics. Some entries contain geological sections with notes. He made multiple visits to sites. Locations include Mormon Mountain, Sheep Mountain, and Frenchman Mountain.

Date Range

1970-1971

Start Date

1970

End Date

1971

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Nevada

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-035

Collection name

Phillip D. Pack papers, 1968 - 1973

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2