Bulletin, Issues 319-324

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908 - Geology

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Page iii - The serial publications of the United States Geological Survey consist of ( 1 ) Annual Reports, (2) Monographs, (3) Professional Papers, (4) Bulletins, (5) Mineral Resources, (6) Water-Supply and Irrigation Papers, (7) Topographic Atlas of United States — folios and separate sheets thereof, (8) Geologic Atlas of the United States — folios thereof.
Page 74 - ... that had been bored in the synclines on either side furnished little or no gas, but in many cases large quantities of salt water. Further observation showed that the gas wells were confined to a narrow belt, only one-fourth to one mile wide, along the crests of the anticlinal folds.
Page 38 - Place 1 gram of fresh, undried, powdered coal in a platinum crucible weighing 20 to 30 grams and having a tightly fitting cover. Heat over the full flame of a Bunsen burner for seven minutes.
Page v - Development of underground waters in the eastern coastal plain region of southern California.
Page 74 - These facts seemed to connect gas territory unmistakably with the disturbance in the rocks caused by their upheaval into arches, but the crucial test was yet to be made in the actual location of good gas territory on this theory. During the last two years I have submitted it to all manner of tests, both in locating and condemning gas territory, and the general result has been to confirm the anticlinal theory beyond a reasonable doubt.
Page 68 - ... elements of the conflagration hazard are present to a marked degree. Not only is the hazard extreme within the congested value district, but it is augmented by the presence of a compact surrounding great-height, largearea...
Page 34 - ... 4. An inclination of these beds, so that the edge at which the waters enter will be higher than the surface at the well.
Page vi - B 312. The interaction between minerals and water solutions, with special reference to geologic phenomena, by EC Sullivan.

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