Date of Award

Summer 1928

Degree Type




First Advisor

Eugene S. Perry, Ph.D., Professor of Geology


The object of this trip and report was to familiarize the students of the Montana State School of Mines with methods of taking and mapping surface and undergound geology. All surface geology was mapped by means of plane table and alidade, and undergound work by means of Brunton compass and taps.

The senior class of the Montana State School of MInes under the supervision of Dr. E.S. Perry performed the work, which covered an area in Madison County including South Boulder Creek, near Jefferson Island, the Silver Star Mining District, and the Alameda Mine, near Virginia City.


The authors of this report were members of the Senior Class of 1928. The maps referred to in the report have been lost.

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