Trenton Gravels, New Jersey, 1892

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Abstract

The oversized drawing depicts the geological strata of the Trenton Gravels in New Jersey during 1892. The drawing has a note stating it is a traverse and longitudinal sections of Trenton Gravel, from the city sewer at Trenton, New Jersey by Wm. Diwwiddie, Assistant Architect. The strata were annotated. There is a note in Holmes' handwriting stating that "in all of these exposures not a trace of human handiwork was found."

Date Range

1892

Start Date

1892

End Date

1892

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Topic

Geology

Place

  • United States
  • Trenton
  • New Jersey

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Illustrations

Accession #

SIA RU007084

Collection name

William Henry Holmes Papers, 1870-1931

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 17