FILES pertaining to AUTOBIO Ben Oostdam
1963-65 OSE and OSESA

Source(s) Date(s) ITEM = LINK Remarks
various
websites
miscel.Air Flight Routes, Africa, 1963
+ Map of Africa
. . .
Willard
Bascom
Sep. 30
1963
Proposal for Beach Sampling
at CDM
8 pages
+ 2 figures
Bascom Memorial
Erik
Stephansen
1964 Progress Report 1:
Beach Prospecting CDM
Progress Report 2:
Beach Prospecting CDM

Progress Report 3:
Beach Prospecting CDM

Progress Report 4:
Beach Prospecting CDM

Jan.13 - Mar. 13
6 pages + photographs
Mar.13 - Mar.26
3 pages
Mar.27 - Apr. 13
3 pages
Apr.14 - Apr.30
4 pages
various
webpages
miscel. Bogenfels photographs and links
Charles Stocken1962CDM Diamond Production,1920-1962total 15,173,240 carats
31,812,281 stones
0.477 carats per stone
OSESA/CDM 1964 CDM Foreshore
Prospecting Plan
6 maps
Oranjemund to Luderitz
OSESA/CDM 1964 CDM Beach Prospecting Lines between Oranjemund
and Luderitz
OSESA Jan. 1965Comparison of CDM Onshore and
MDC Offshore Prospecting Results:
A - B - C - D - E
A = Orange River to Mittag
B = Kerbehuk to Panther Head
C = Chamais Bay to Dreimaster Bay
D = Dreimaster Bay to Elizabeth Bay
E = Elizabeth Bay and Wolf Bay
F. Hoffman
MDC
June 15
1964
Comparison of 1964 Sampling and
Dredging Results for South Rock
"Rockeater" Line 122
"Emerson K"
"Diamantkus"
Ben
Oostdam
May
1998
1963 - 1965
Diamonds from the Sea
one webpage
+ links
Ben
Oostdam
October
1967
Exploration for marine placer
deposits of diamonds
pp 467-461
Proc.Can.Centennial Confer.
Mining & GroundwaterGeophysics
OSESA Dec. 1964Extent of Diamondiferous Areas, MDC Index Maps of Sectors, Lines and Patches
Ben
Oostdam
1965_6Grainsize Parameters, SDC, MDC, TIDAL draft of graph
Ben
Oostdam
August
1965
Gully Pattern and Development in Wave-cut Bedrock Shelves North of the Orange River Mouth, South West Africapp 467-461
submitted to The Geological Society of South Africa
in memory of Joe Wright
Gregg Sedun, Pres.
Diamond Fields Internat.
Oct. 8
2003
Interview re Diamond Fields'
Namibia diamond resources
established resource,
approx.1 million carats,
95% gem quality
OSESA 1963-65 Marine Diamond Concession:
Geological Maps
6 maps between
Oranjemund and Luderitz
Hoffman/BLO1964/5Marine Diamond Corporation
1964 Production
plantfeed per barge per month
carats per month per barge

carats per cubic meter per barge per month
L.G. Murray, R.H. Joynt, D.O'C. O'Shea, R.W. Foster and L. Kleinjan1970The geological environment of some diamond deposits off the coast of South West Africa courtesy Desmond O'Shea
Jan.2004. Thanks, Des!
Vartsos/BLO1965Marine Diamond Corporation,
1965
10 photographs
+ summary details and links
Michael
Cruickshank
1995Marine Diamond Mining, 1995De Beer's presentation
at Underwater Mining Institute (UMI95)
Ben
Oostdam
1965-6Namib dune-beach-and offshore samples
Profile 18 Miles South of Meob
Profile 2 Miles South of Gibraltar
draft graphs and
index maps of samples
collected Feb.13/4, 1965
Hoyt, J.H.,
B.L. Oostdam,
and David D. Smith
1969 Offshore Sediments
and Valleys of the Orange River
Marine Geology
v.7, pp.69-84
Ben
Oostdam
May
1998
Oranjemund and CDM 2 webpages
+ links
John H. Hoyt,
David D. Smith
and Ben L. Oostdam
1965 Pleistocene Low Sea Level Stands on
the Southwest African Continental Shelf
INQUA abstract
1965, p.227
TONY Millar
S.A.Shipping News &
Fishing Industry Review
Nov.
1964
Prospecting Vessels Probe for
Diamonds off SWA Coast
"Rockeater" and
Fishing Boat Halfway
through Sea_Bed Survey
Ben
Oostdam
1968 "Rockeater"one webpage
+ links
John H. Hoyt, David D. Smith and B.L. OostdamMarch, 1965Sediment Distribution of the Inner Continental Shelf, West Coast of Southern AfricaAbstract, BAAPG v.49, n.3,p.344-345
please see here for
13 pp draft copy of entire paper and read Hoyt Memorial Tribute,1970
J. Rogers 1977 Selected Figures from Bulletin 7
(+ links to Abstract and Webpage)
"Sedimentation on
the Continental Margin
off the Orange River
and the Namib Desert."
OSESA1964-65TIDAL (N.Veedol) Concession:
Geological Maps
6 maps
Hottentot Point - Sandwich Harbour
Ben
Oostdam
Feb.11/12
1965
TIDAL Tour16
album pages
Ben
Oostdam
April
1966
Cobbs Seamount Visit Pre-dated by South African Landing on VemaThe Seahorse, (Hydro Products), v.1, n.9, April, 1966

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