What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Page 62 - With minds keenly excited by the incidents of the journey, we rode for hours by the side of that apparently boundless plain. Here and there a trachytic spur projected from the hills, succeeded now and then by a valley up which the black flood of lava would stretch away into the high grounds. It was as if the great plain had been filled with molten rock which had kept its level and wound in and out along the bays and promontories of the mountain-slopes as a sheet of water would have done.
Page 73 - LIBRARY CATALOGUE SLIPS. [Take this leaf out and paste the separated titles upon three of your catalogue cards. The first and second titles need no addition; over the third write that subject under which you would place the book in your library.] United States. Department, of the interior.
Page 133 - Ixjngitude 69° 03' 20.84".] FRYE, WALDO COUNTY. Situated on high, bare hill in town of Montville. Station mark: A bronze triangulation tablet cemented in solid rock. Reference mark: Six iron ringbolts at foot of quadripod legs. No. 1, distant 4.2 feet; azimuth, 252° 28'. No. 2, distant 8.5 feet; azimuth, 266° 10*. No. 3, distant 7.8 feet; azimuth, 359° 39'.
Page 193 - ... Economic geology; B, Descriptive geology; C, Systematic geology and paleontology; D, Petrography and mineralogy; E, Chemistry and physics; F, Geography; G, Miscellaneous; H, Forestry; I, Irrigation; J, Water storage; K, Pumping water; L, Quality of water; M, General hydrographic investigations; N, Water power; O, Underground waters; P, Hydrographic progress reports.
Page 195 - B 199. Geology and water resources of the Snake River Plains of Idaho, by IC Russell.
Page 165 - Woodward. 1888. 88pp. (Out of stock.) 49. Latitudes and longitudes of certain points in Missouri, Kansas, and New Mexico, by RS Woodward. 1889.
Page 27 - Station mark : A marble post 36 by 6 by 6 inches set 32 inches in the ground, in the center of the top of which is countersunk and cemented a bronze triangulation tablet.
Page 165 - They have therefore lieen classified into the following series: A, Economic geology; B, Descriptive geology; C, Systematic geology and paleontology; D, Petrography and mineralogy; E, Chemistry and physics; F, Geography; G, Miscellaneous; H, Forestry; I, Irrigation; J, Water storage; K, Pumping water; L, Quality of water...
Page 71 - Water-Supply and Irrigation Papers, (7) Topographic Atlas of United States — folios and separate sheets thereof, (8) Geologic Atlas of United States — folios thereof. The classes numbered 2, 7, and 8 are sold at cost of publication; the others are distributed free.
Page 91 - ... lava, the breaking of which occurred during the flow. They consist of detached masses of irregular shapes, confusedly piled together to a height sometimes of twenty-five to forty feet above the general surface. The size of the masses is from an inch in diameter to ten feet and more. The lava is compact, usually less vesiculated than the pahoehoe, not scoriaceous; but...