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Description
The fossil is a "peel" of the head of an Eosalmo driftwoodensis or "dawn salmon". The pieces are identical mirror images preserving both sides of the fish.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
The fossil is a "peel" of the head of an Eosalmo driftwoodensis or "dawn salmon". The pieces are identical mirror images preserving both sides of the fish.
History Of Use
Found at Driftwood Canyon 1984
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2010.11.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
A fish fossil in two pieces brought in from Driftwood Canyon. Part 'a' is the main body which ends just behind the gill area. Part 'b' is the rest of the tail and fits in below where it finishes off where it has broken off from the main piece.
  2 Images  
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
A fish fossil in two pieces brought in from Driftwood Canyon. Part 'a' is the main body which ends just behind the gill area. Part 'b' is the rest of the tail and fits in below where it finishes off where it has broken off from the main piece.
Width
a) 9.4 b) 7.0
Length
a)37.8 b)21.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurments taken at widest section
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2017.95.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Bones of Eosalmo driftwoodensis (genus of extinct salmon which lived during the Eocene epoch). The largest bone is most of the frontal, still attached at its back corner to the dermopterotic. The flattened, longer bones are branchiostegals. There is also a premaxilla with teeth (with a crack in the…
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Title
Eosalmo driftwoodensis
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Period or Date Notes
Eocene epoch
Description
Bones of Eosalmo driftwoodensis (genus of extinct salmon which lived during the Eocene epoch). The largest bone is most of the frontal, still attached at its back corner to the dermopterotic. The flattened, longer bones are branchiostegals. There is also a premaxilla with teeth (with a crack in the rock passing through it). Specimen consits of one larger piece, with two smaller thinner pieces that would sit adjacent to form the whole.
Number Of Parts
3
Image Details
Photo by Tony L'Orsa. Diameter of the field of view in the image is about 10 cm.
Accession No.
2018.30.1 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as the vertebrate of an unknown fish.Scales and bone patterns evident.
Title
Unknown fish vertebrate fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as the vertebrate of an unknown fish.Scales and bone patterns evident.
Accession No.
2018.58.27
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Fragment of light brown shale with a darker brown imprint of a potion of a fish. In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as a fossil of an unknown fish.
Title
Unknown fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fragment of light brown shale with a darker brown imprint of a potion of a fish. In a July 2018 assessment, geologist Tony L'Orsa identified this as a fossil of an unknown fish.
Width
7
Length
15.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length and width measured at widest points
Accession No.
2018.58.28
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.13.
Title
Fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.13.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.12.
Title
Fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.12.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Date Range
1942-1943
Collection
Aida Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
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Collection
Aida Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
PF5
Item No.
P6705
Accession No.
2015.13.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 12.2 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
1942-1943
Subject Access
Columbia Power
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Writing on the back (probably Tetsuo Aida's) reads: "1942-1943 summer. Worked for Columbia Power, Smithers B.C."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
B.C. Tel
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 195
File 196
File 197
Accession No.
2017.33
Physical Description
30.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Subject Access
B.C. Tel
B.C. Telephone Company
Geographic Access
Burns Lake, B.C.
Hazelton, B.C.
Houston, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Description
Small, irregularly shaped slate-like piece of rock with a small fish, resembling a minnow, fossilized on one face. A fair amount of detail can be seen, including internal rib cages, tale structure, eye socket, and dorsal fin.Rock is brown in colour. Fossil is dark brown.According to an informal ana…
Title
Larval Fish Fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Small, irregularly shaped slate-like piece of rock with a small fish, resembling a minnow, fossilized on one face. A fair amount of detail can be seen, including internal rib cages, tale structure, eye socket, and dorsal fin.Rock is brown in colour. Fossil is dark brown.According to an informal analysis performed by Dr. Mark V. H. Wilson, professor emeritus of the University of Alberta, this is likely of the Amyzon species, catostomidae family - a relative of the sucker fish.
History Of Use
Ken Shannon was an avid amateur fossil collector.
Length
5.25
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured the whole rock, not the fish itself. The fish itself measures
Accession No.
2012.84.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Date Range
ca June 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1494
Accession No.
1987.1.31
Physical Description
1 Postcard: b&w: 14 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca June 1914
Subject Access
Aldermere-Telkwa Trail
Geographic Access
Aldermere, B.C.
Notes
1 Photograph; b&w; 17 x 11.5 cm Mrs. Winnifred Coyle and Ellen with Mrs. Davey Scott walking the Aldermere-Telkwa trail. Information written on back of both cards. Notations also written on front of post card. Writing with arrow indicating Ellen Coyle reads "Aldermere's first baby."
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

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