Canal Zone, Book #2, [1911?]

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Abstract

The field book covers the work of Donald F. MacDonald in the Canal Zone, c. 1911. Some entries are dated beginning February 1, and contain drawings of terrain with notes describing geological characteristics and presence of fossils, numbered lists (e.g. spec. 84), descriptions of core drills, pasted inserts of contour maps, and extensive number of color drawings delineating characteristics of canal shoreline.

Date Range

1911

Start Date

Feb 01, 1911

End Date

1911

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Panama
  • Canal Zone

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-133

Collection name

Donald F. MacDonald papers, 1911-1916

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 4