Accession Number : ADA472656


Title :   The Geology of Guadalcanal: A Selected Bibliography of the Geology, Natural History, and the History of Guadalcanal


Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS ALEXANDRIA VA


Personal Author(s) : Hadden, R L


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a472656.pdf


Report Date : Sep 2007


Pagination or Media Count : 360


Abstract : This bibliography on the geographical, water and geological information or Guadalcanal was begun to rill a request for current information needed for the forensics recovery %of the bodies of the US Marines of the Lt Col. Frank B. Goettge Reconnaissance patrol that was ambushed in August 1942. Part I %of this report is a bibliography of the geology, geography and natural history of the island. Part II is a bibliography on the history of the island, including accounts of the Battle of Guadalcanal. This bibliography brings together selected citations from a variety of different cartographic, geographical, geological and hydrological resources and a number of specialized library collections. Most of the citations have location information on where these items can be located and either used on site, or borrowed through inter-library loan, or where copies of the items can be purchased from the originating source, or through commercial document delivery services.


Descriptors :   *ECONOMICS , *NATURAL RESOURCES , *BIBLIOGRAPHIES , *AGRICULTURE , *GEOLOGY , *NATURAL HISTORY , *EARTH SCIENCES , TRANSPORTATION , GROUND WATER , DRAINAGE , CLIMATE , RIVERS , FORESTS , GEOGRAPHY , LIBRARIES , COLLECTION , RECONNAISSANCE , VEGETATION , MAPS , SURFACE WATERS , SOILS , PATROLLING , TERRAIN , TOPOGRAPHY , HYDROLOGY


Subject Categories : Agricultural Economics
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Humanities and History


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE