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Great collectors

W.S. Adkins (1890-1956)

H.B. Stenzel (1899-1980)

F. B. Plummer (1886-1947)

F.L. Whitney (1878-1962)

The early days of geologic mapping of the state were also days of great specimen collection. Many researchers were responsible for these collections and there is space here to expand only a few of them.


Paleozoic nautiloid

Paleozoic nautiloid collected by an early geologist and reconstructed by graduate student David Dufeau and intern Christina Skelton.

Reconstructin the nautiloid


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