Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior, Band 24

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903
 

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Seite 142 - Harrison, the area mapped being 30 square miles, for publication on the scale of 1 :62,500, with a contour interval of 20 feet. For the control of the...
Seite 156 - 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 107 - Nearly all the important metals increased in both output and value ; and among the less important metals platinum, as compared with 1901, lost in both quantity and value even more than it gained in 1901 as compared with 1900, the production in 1902 being 94 ounces, valued at $1,814, as compared with 1,408 ounces, valued at $27,526, in 1901, with 400 ounces in 1900, and with 300 ounces in 1899. The fuels increased from $442,395,304 in 1901 to $473,465,680 in 1902, a gain of $31,070,376, or 7.02 per...
Seite 112 - The increase in 1902 over 1901 amounted to 3,605,847 short tons, or 16.5 per cent. Large as this increase was, it was considerably less than it would have been had the transportation facilities been commensurate with the demand for coke and with the productive capacity of the ovens.
Seite 21 - As uniform conditions of deposition were local as well as temporary, it is to be assumed that each formation is limited in horizontal extent. The formation should be recognized and should be called by the same name as far as it can be traced and identified by means of its...
Seite 118 - ... long tons in 1901. Salt. — The salt product includes salt in the form of brine used in large quantities for the manufacture of soda ash, sodium bicarbonate, caustic soda, and other sodium salts.
Seite 116 - Oxide. — The domestic production of arsenious oxide (white arsenic) in 1902 was 1,353 short tons, valued at $81,180, as compared with 300 short tons, valued at $18,000, in 1901. The entire product was made by the Puget Sound Reduction Company at Everett.
Seite 22 - ... classification and definition of these two limestones the name "Sandusky" appeared first, but on the same page as that of Columbus.1 It is thought, however, that the above decision is in accordance with Rule 7 of the United States Geological Survey regarding "Nomenclature and Classification," which states that "in the application of names to members, formations, and larger aggregates of strata, the law of priority shall generally be observed, but a name that has become well established in use...
Seite 278 - Truth and Error," largely misunderstood. Admitting myself to be of those who fail to understand much of his philosophy, I do not therefore condemn it as worthless, for in other fields of his thought events have proved that he was not visionary, but merely in advance of his time. To the nation he is known as an intrepid explorer, to a wide public as a conspicuous and cogent advocate of reform in the laws affecting the development of the arid West, to geologists as a pioneer in a new province of interpretation...
Seite 67 - A Consideration of the Differentiation of Igneous Rocks with Relation to Ore Deposition," published in the Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers; "The Determination of Feldspars in Thin Section...

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