Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - Forest reserves
 

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Page 312 - Tons are all 2,240 pounds. Anthracite coal has been free of duty since 1870. During the period from June, 1854, to March, 1866, the reciprocity treaty was in force, and coal from the British possessions in North America was admitted into the United States duty free.
Page 14 - Copper value at New York City pounds Lead, value at New York City .short tons Zinc value at New York City . do Quicksilver, value at San Francisco flasks..
Page 286 - ... field, containing the coal areas in the States and Territories lying along the Rocky Mountains; (7) the Pacific Coast field, embracing the coal districts of Washington, Oregon, and California. The various fields are described at some length in Mineral Resources for 1886, and also in the report for 1894. The latter also contains some historical information regarding the development of these fields. Mineral Resources for 1892 contains some interesting contributions from State geologists on the...
Page 286 - Rocky mountains; (6) the Rocky Mountain field, containing the coal areas in the States and Territories lying along the Rocky mountains; (7) the Pacific Coast field, embracing the coal districts of Washington, Oregon, and California. (See Mineral Resources...
Page 312 - They are made principally by rail over the international bridges and by lake and sea to the Canadian provinces. Exports are also made by sea to the West Indies, to Central and South America, and elsewhere. The imports are principally from Australia and British Columbia to San Francisco, from Great Britain to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and from Nova Scotia to Atlantic coast points.
Page 59 - OF (STRUCTURAL SHAPES. Our statistics of iron and steel structural -shapes embrace the production of beams, beam girders, zee bars, tees, channels, angles, and other structural forms, but they do not include plate, girders made from plates. Plates are provided for under other classifications, and in the general statistics of plates are included all plates cut to specifications.
Page 286 - Sandstone formation in the Richmond basin in Virginia, and in the coal basins along the Deep and Dan rivers in North Carolina; (2) the Appalachian field, which extends from the State of New York on the north to the State of Alabama on the south, having a length northeast and southwest of over 900...
Page 465 - County Loaded at mines for shipment Sold to local trade and used by employees Used at mines for steam and heat Made into coke Total quantity Total value Average price per ton Average number of days active Average number of employees Bureau .... Christian.
Page 286 - ... miles; (3) the Northern field, which is confined exclusively to the central part of Michigan; (4) the Central field, embracing the coal areas in Indiana, Illinois, and western Kentucky; (5) the Western field, including the coal areas west of the Mississippi River, south of the fortythird parallel...
Page 131 - The following series of tables present the figures of the total gross production of lead in the United States from 1825. Up to the year 1882 the figures have been compiled from the best data available. Since 1882 the statistics are those collected by this office, with the...

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