The Climatology and Physical Features of Maryland: First[-second] Biennial Report of the Maryland State Weather Service ..., Band 1

Maryland State Weather Service, 1894

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Seite 17 - That the sum of ten thousand dollars annually, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any funds of the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act.
Seite 16 - ... the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, to be paid to said...
Seite 36 - Plain, these later sediments form a series of thin sheets, which are inclined slightly to the seaward, so that successively later formations are encountered in passing from the inland border of the region toward the coast. Oscillation of the sea floor, with considerable variation both in the angle and direction of the tilting, went on, however, during the period of Coastal Plain deposition.
Seite 41 - Toward the ancient shore-line the deposits are of coarse gravel, through which is scattered a light-colored sandy loam, the whole cemented at times by hydrous iron oxide into a more or less compact conglomerate. The eastward extension of the formation shows a gradual lessening of the coarser elements and a larger admixture of loam.
Seite 16 - Section 1 . Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the commission established by the Act of the General Assembly...
Seite 16 - Ibid. sec. 2. 2. The central station and office of said service shall be at the Johns Hopkins University. The board of government shall establish, if practicable, one or more voluntary meteorological stations in each county in the State and supervise the same, co-operating with the chief of the United States weather bureau, for the suitable location of such stations, in order that the greatest usefulness may result to the State and national service. The said officers are authorized to print weekly...
Seite 17 - And be it enacted, That this Act shall take effect from the date of its passage.
Seite 1 - MARYLAND STATE WEATHER SERVICE. The Climatology and Physical Features of Maryland. First Biennial Report of the Maryland State Weather Service for the years 1892 and 1893. Baltimore, 1894.
Seite 22 - Plain is formed, for the most part, of level areas of low land which extend with gradually increasing elevation from the coastal border, where the whole surface stands very nearly at sealevel to heights of three hundred feet and more along its western edge. The region is cut quite to the border of the Piedmont Plateau by tidal estuaries, and the topography becomes more and more pronounced in passing inland from the coast. The Chesapeake Bay extends nearly across its full length from south to north,...
Seite 29 - Piedmont rocks of the second class are semi-crystalline, and while they have been subjected to a certain amount of metamorphism and alteration they still plainly show that they were once sediments of an ordinary type. While as yet...

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