Bulletin, Issues 208-212

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - Geology

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Page 145 - SLIPS. [Mount each slip upon a separate card, placing the subject at the top of the second slip. The name of the series should not be repeated on the series card, but the additional numbers should be added, as received, to the first entry.] Bain, H[arry] Foster, 1872.
Page 118 - Price 10 cents. 65. Stratigraphy of the Bituminous Coal Field of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia, by Israel C. White. 1891. 8". 212pp. 11 pi. Price 20 cents. 66. On a Group of Volcanic Rocks from the Tewan Mountains, New Mexico, and on the occurrence of Primary Quartz in certain Basalts, by Joseph Paxson Iddings.
Page 119 - LIBRARY CATALOGUE SLIPS. [Take this leaf out and paste the separated titles upon three of your catalogue cards. The first and second titles need no addition: over the third write that subject under which you would place the book in your library.] United States.
Page 117 - Papers, and Water-Supply Papers treat of a variety of subjects, and the total number issued is large. They have therefore been classified into the following series: A, Economic geology; B, Descriptive geology; C, Systematic geology and paleontology; D, Petrography and mineralogy; E, Chemistry and physics; F, Geography; G, Miscellaneous; H, Forestry; I, Irrigation; J, Water storage; K, Pumping water; L, Quality of water; M, General hydrographic investigations; N, Water power; O, Underground waters;...
Page 118 - The Gabbros and Associated Hornblende Rocks occurring in the Neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, by George Huntington Williams.
Page 43 - ... may now be named and distinguished. In the discussions that follow, the relation to these of other faunas, which may eventually be classified as distinct, will also be considered. THE STATISTICS AND THE PLAN OF DISCUSSION. After the publication of the classification set forth in the paper of 1886...
Page 62 - NOMENCLATURE EMPLOYED. Nomenclature, coupled with claims of priority, is the bane of the scientist. In the true sense of the term it is almost impossible for anyone to introduce new names without being liable to do an injustice to his predecessors. The history...
Page 36 - Garnett limestones and therefore the term Carlyle limestone was introduced. But during the summer of 1897 Bennett discovered that the socalled Carlyle limestone was the same as the Garnett. As the latter name had been used much more extensively than the former, and the two first used at the same time by the writer, it is preferable to retain the name Garnett and to entirely do away with the name Carlyle.
Page 193 - Campbell* states that the Tertiary beds in this valley bear evidence of considerable crustal movement since their deposition. The eastern margin that rests against the foot of the Kingston Range is 800 feet higher than the uppermost beds of the same series at the foot of Funeral Mountain. This indicates a depression toward the west, in the direction of Death Valley. It seems possible that the change was due to the sinking of Death Valley to its present position below sea level. KINGSTON RANGE. The...
Page 137 - The oil and salt pockets of the Texas coastal plain are probably not Indigenous to the strata in which they are found, but are the resultant products of columns of hot saline waters which have ascended, under hydrostatic pressure, at points along lines of structural weakness, through thousands of feet of shale, sand and marine littoral sediments of the coast plain section, through which oil and sand are disseminated in more or less minute quantities.

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