Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior, Band 25

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904
 

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Seite 13 - For the survey of the public lands that have been or may hereafter be designated as forest reserves by Executive proclamation, under section twenty-four of the act of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled 'An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes...
Seite 12 - That this officer shall have the direction of the Geological Survey, and the classification of the public lands and examination of the Geological Structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain...
Seite 9 - I have the honor to transmit herewith a report of the operations of the Bureau of Animal Industry for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1906, together with plans and recommendations for the future.
Seite 98 - ... in 1901. Fibrous talc. — This variety of talc or soapstone occurs in but one locality in the United States — Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, NY It is used principally as makeweight in the manufacture of paper. In...
Seite 129 - Lloyd, topographer, on the above scale and with the same contour interval. 1898. — O'Fallon sheet, in Calhoun and Jersey counties, was mapped by Mr. Paul Holman, topographer, for publication on the scale of 1:125,000, with a contour interval of 50 feet. The...
Seite 121 - Harrison, the area mapped being 30 square miles, for publication on the scale of 1:62,500, with a contour interval of 20 feet.
Seite 261 - Description of Underflow Meter Used in Measuring the Velocity and Direction of Movement of Underground Water: US Geological Survey WaterSupply Paper 110, pp.
Seite 12 - I have therefore concluded that the intention of Congress was to begin a rigid scientific classification of the lands of the national domain, not for purposes of aiding the machinery of the General Land Office by furnishing a basis of sale, but for the general information of the people of the country, and to produce a series of land maps which should show all those features upon which intelligent agriculturists, miners, engineers, and timbermen might hereafter base their operations, and which would...
Seite 97 - ... 207,874 long tons, valued at $947,089. as compared with a combined production of 241,691 long tons, valued at $1,257,879, in 1901. The production of sulphur was from Louisiana, Nevada and Utah, named in the order of the importance of their outputs. Oregon and Idaho reported no production in 1902. The greater part of the output of pyrite was derived from Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado and Massachusetts, named in the order of production. PIGMENTS. Barytes. — The production of crude...
Seite 16 - Perhaps the immediate value to the people of the work of the Geological Survey is best shown by the aid it extends in developing the mineral resources and in forwarding important engineering projects in which the people, as well as the state and federal governments, are interested. To instance a few cases : The work of the geologic branch has had a wide educational influence upon the public at large, but more directly upon those engaged in the mining industry. Among the many direct practical benefits...

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