XV. Lau islands (Ongea, Nuku songea, Teteika, Namuka, Kambara, Komo, Lakemba, Thikombia-i-lau), March 22 - April 30, 1934

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Abstract

The notebook documents the geological work of Harry S. Ladd in the Lau islands of Fiji, March 22 - April 30, 1934. Contains a table of contents listing page number of island name. Entries vary in content and structure. Some entries include a table of data for trip: sta., pace, elev., dir. ahrad., and remarks. Other entries are narrative in structure and are listed by identifier. Narrative contains location information (landmarks, distance from), geological characteristics of terrain (color, composition, measurements), and sketches with notes. Islands include Ongea, Nuku songea, Teteika, Namuka, Kambara, Komo, Lakemba, and Thikombia-i-lau.

Date Range

1934

Start Date

Mar 22, 1934

End Date

Apr 30, 1934

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Lau
  • Fiji

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-046

Collection name

Chalmer L. Cooper papers, c. 1932 - 1944

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 20