Costa Rica, May 25 - June 28

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Abstract

The field book covers the work of Donald F. MacDonald in Costa Rica, May 25 - June 28, 1916. The volume begins with an itinerary and list of expenses. Entries are headed with routes or location, and include drawings with detailed notes, descriptions of geological characteristics of strata, geological sections, and records of fossil lots collected. Locations include, but are not limited to, the Banana River, Bananito River, and San Jose.

Date Range

1916

Start Date

May 25, 1916

End Date

Jun 28, 1916

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

Costa Rica

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 10