Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior, Band 23

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902
 

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Seite 12 - Survey, and the classification of the public lands and examination of the geological structure, mineral resources, and products of the National domain.
Seite 9 - SIR: 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 15 - The publications of the Geological Survey shall consist of the annual report of operations, geological and economic maps illustrating the resources and classification of the lands, and reports upon general and economic geology and paleontology.
Seite 12 - Structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain and that the Director and members of the Geological Survey shall have no personal or private interests in the lands or mineral wealth of the region under survey, and shall execute no surveys or examinations for private parties or corporations...
Seite 155 - 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 98 - Soapstone. — Exclusive of the production of fibrous talc from Gouverneur, NY , the production of soapstone and talc amounted in 1901 to 28,643 short tons, valued at $424,888, as compared with 27,943 short tons, valued at $383,541, in 1900. The output for 1901 was the largest on record, exceeding that of 1900, the year of previous largest production, by 700 short tons in amount and $41,347 in value, as 1900 had exceeded 1899 by 3,178 short tons in amount and $52,736 in value. Tungsten. — The production...
Seite 13 - For the purpose of investigating the extent to which the arid region of the United States can be redeemed by irrigation, and the segregation of the irrigable lands in such arid region, and for the selection of sites for reservoirs and other hydraulic works necessary for the storage and utilization of water for irrigation and the prevention of floods and overflows...
Seite 16 - That whenever the edition of any of the reports of the Survey shall have become exhausted, and the demand for it continues, there shall be published, on the requisition of the Secretary of the Interior, as many additional copies of the report as the Director of the Survey shall state will, in his judgment, be necessary to meet the demand. That the bulletins and professional papers shall be distributed gratuitously, and not sold; and that of the number published one thousand copies shall be delivered...
Seite 219 - 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.
Seite 86 - ... or a mean value of $1.71 per ton, an apparent decrease of 71 cents, or 29 per cent, from the 1900 figures of $2.42 per ton. The total value of the iron ore mined in 1901 shows a decrease of 26 per cent, as compared with the total value, $66,590,504, of the ore produced in 1900. As in 1898, 1899, and 1900, the production of iron ores in 1901 has never been equaled by any other country, the nearest approach to our output being in 1900 by the German Empire, when 18,664,772 long tons were produced....

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