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The Survey, 1910 - Geology
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Page 78 - Remarks on the changes which take place in the structure and composition of mineral veins near the surface, with particular reference to the East Tennessee copper mines.
Page 119 - States according to the report of the United States Geological Survey on the Mineral Resources of the United States for 1908.
Page 8 - Legislature before each meeting of the same, showing the progress and condition of the survey, together with such other information as they may deem necessary and useful or as the Legislature may require.
Page 51 - The Relation of the Southern Appalachian Mountains to the Development of Water Power.
Page 8 - The consideration of such other scientific and economic questions as in the judgment of the commissioners shall be deemed of value to the people of the State.
Page 34 - ... of the county on the WA Jackson farm found gas at 90 feet in such quantities as to burn for several years from 20 to 25 feet above the well mouth. Other shallow wells at several places in this county have furnished small quantities of oil, gas and salt water. There are also many oil and gas springs, one of which is located under the river bluff at Columbia, where a constant, though small, supply of oil seeps from the Lebanon limestone. Bedford County.- The first well drilled for the purpose...
Page 9 - Be it further enacted, That in order to carry out the provisions of this Act, it shall be lawful for any person or persons employed hereunder to enter and cross all lands within the State, provided that in so doing no damage is done to private property.
Page 56 - See Holmes (JA). Meadows (Thomas C.) and Brown (Lytle). The phosphates of Tennessee. Am. Inst. Mg. Engrs., Trans., vol. XXIV, pp. 582-594, 1895. Gives a historical sketch of phosphate mining and a map of the region. Describes the occurrence of phosphatic material at various localities and the general geology of the district. Discusses the origin of the material. Meehan (Thomas). On the timber line of high mountains. Acad. Nat.
Page 78 - ... high-grade construction. For commercial use the rock must be of desirable color, must quarry in blocks of large size free from cracks or impure layers, and be of fine close texture. These conditions are met with most...
Page 9 - ... enter into co-operation with the United States Geological Survey and other scientific bureaus of the Federal and State governments for the prosecution at joint expense of such work in the State as shall be deemed of mutual interest and advantage, and under such conditions as said Commission may deem to be for the best interest of the people of the State.

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