XVII. Lau Islands (Yangasa, Navutu Iloma, Yangasa levu, Oneata, Aiwa, Lakemba, Naiau, Vanua Vatu), July 25 - August 14, 1934

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Abstract

The notebook documents the geological work of Harry S. Ladd in the Lau islands of Fiji, July 25 - August 14, 1934. The volume begins with a table of contents listing page and island name (Yangasa, Navutu Iloma, Yangasa levu, Oneata, Aiwa, Lakemba, Naiau, Vanua Vatu). Entries are dated and headed with island name, followed by narrative text per identifier (L428 - L508), and tables of data for traverses (sta., pace, dir., remarks). Text covers routes traveled, samples taken, descriptions of geological characteristics of terrain (color, composition, measurements). Entries includes drawings with notes.

Date Range

1934

Start Date

Jul 25, 1934

End Date

Aug 14, 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 22