Scope and Content

Typescript copy of the diary of Peter Martin-Kaye written whilst conducting a geological survey of the unmapped Ekereku River in the Pakaraima Mountains, British Guiana, Mar-Jun 1951 (also known as the Kamarang - Ekereku - Wenamu expedition).

Administrative / Biographical History

Kamarang - Ekereku - Wenamu expedition, British Guiana Geological Survey Department, 1951; Government Geologist of the Leeward and British Virgin Islands; Government Geologist of the Winward Islands; Federal Geologist, West Indian Federation; Director of the Geological Survey, British Guiana, 1961-1966.



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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying and digitisation service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or to quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Related Material

The technical survey data are recorded on standard Geological Survey field sheets in the archives of the Geological Survey Department, Georgetown, Guyana. Martin-Kayes PhD thesis is held at the University of London.

Location of Originals

Peter Martin-Kaye

Geographical Names