Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering



First Advisor

Dr. Alvin Hanson

Second Advisor

Dr. Eugene S. Perry


This paper, a study of the fauna of the Pilgrim formation at South Boulder Creek in southwestern Montana, represents a laboratory study of the fossil specimens collected by Dr. Alvin Hanson during the summer of 1949. The scope of investigation includes identification and classification of the faunas, their stratigraphic relationship and zonal subdivisions.