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Geographical and geological surveys

  • 96 Pages
  • 2.35 MB
  • English
Welch, Bigelow , Cambridge
Statementby J. D. Whitney.
LC ClassificationsGA51 .W5
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL6581068M
LC Control Number15022467

Excerpt from Geographical and Geological Surveys, A good topographical map of any region, therefore, will have indicated upon it all natural objects, such as lakes, rivers, and smaller water-courses; artificial ones, namely, boundaries of fields, enclosures, roads, houses, etc.; and, besides these, it will exhibit to the eye and furnish for use the vertical eleva Author: Josiah Dwight Whitney.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whitney, J.D. (Josiah Dwight), Geographical and geological surveys. Cambridge: Welch, Bigelow, A geological survey is the systematic investigation of the geology beneath a given piece of ground for the purpose of creating a geological map or ical surveying employs techniques from the traditional walk-over survey, studying outcrops and landforms, to intrusive methods, such as hand augering and machine-driven boreholes, to the use of geophysical techniques and.

Report on the geology of the eastern portion of the Uinta Mountains and a region of country adjacent thereto: with atlas by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) (Book) 15 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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From the guide to the Geographical surveys west of the th meridian (U.S.) papers,(Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) The Geographical Survey was led by Lieutenant George Montague Wheeler and traveled throughout the mountains, plains, and deserts in California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Idaho and New Mexico.

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It collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding of natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. Within 10 years the geographical and geological bases of large and almost unknown regions were established.

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The geology between Lake Buenos Aires. The Hayden Geological Survey of explored the region of northwestern Wyoming that later became Yellowstone National Park in It was led by geologist Ferdinand Vandeveer survey was not Hayden's first, but it was the first federally funded, geological survey to explore and further document features in the region soon to become Yellowstone.

The field work of the four great surveys whose publications are catalogued and indexed herein was done between and 9, when the United States Geological Survey was organized. The office work, such as the preparation of maps and reports, continued until several years by: 4.

- Originally published: Photographs showing landscapes, geological, and other features of portions of the western territory of the United States, obtained in connection with geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the th meridian, seasons of.

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Originally, the network provided a group of geologists who served as resource persons for teachers. Photographs from Geographical & geological explorations & surveys west of the th meridian, expedition of - Lieut.

Geo. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, commanding Summary Photographs showing landscape views of mountains and canyons such as Canyon de Chelly in Arizona, the Sierra Blanca Range and the historic record of the Spanish.

(Record Group 57) (bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY RECORDS OF EARLY SURVEYS Records of the King Survey Records of the Powell Survey Records of the Hayden Survey Records of the Wheeler Survey GENERAL RECORDS.

All of the British Geological Surveys held by the Library are kept in the Geological Surveys section Some of the older British Geological Surveys are not listed on Library Search but all of them can be found on the shelves.

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They are divided into sections as follows: Geological Surveys covering England & Wales - Geo/Sur - Catalogue and index of the publications of the Hayden, King, Powell, and Wheeler surveys: namely geological and geographical survey of the territories, geological exploration of the fortieth parallel, geographical and geological surveys of the Rocky Mountain region, geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian Item PreviewPages: Geographical Surveys West of the th Meridian (U.S.): Annual report upon the geographical surveys west of the one-hundredth meridian in the states and territories of California, Oregon, Nevada, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming: being Appendix NN of the Annual report of the Chief of Engineers for Geological Mapping.

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Wheeler. ‘Fortey's book is a mosaic - part history, part travelogue and part geological survey - which moves us with him around the globe and into Earth's interior.’ ‘Repeated efforts in the latter half of the nineteenth century to mount a geological survey in the colony fell foul of the prevailing popular scepticism towards geologists and the.

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Report Upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, In Charge of First Lieut. Geo. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U. Army, Under the Direction of Brig. Gen. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U. Army. Published by Authority of the Honorable the Secretary of War, In Accordance with.

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A geographical report is a report that clearly states the findings of a geographical investigation. The report should explain how you collected data and information for your investigation and provide accurate and specific evidence, such as statistics and lab reports.

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