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Page 239 - RIVER VALLEY IN FAYETTE AND WESTMORELAND COUNTIES, with Geological Notes of the Coal and Iron Ore Beds, from Surveys, by Charles A. Young; by Franklin Platt. To which are appended: I. A Report on Methods of Coking, by John Fulton. II, A Report on the use of Natural Gas in the Iron Manufacture, by John B. Pearse, Franklin Platt, and Professor Sadtler.
Page 240 - Reports, with all maps and supplements, shall be furnished at cost of publication to all applicants for them. All the printed volumes and maps in stock have been transferred by the Board of Commissioners to the Department of Internal Affairs, where the sales thereof will hereafter be conducted. Communications relating to the work of the survey should be addressed to J.
Page 239 - Limestones, by JP Lesley. IV. Utilization of Anthracite Slack, by Franklin Platt. V. Determination of Carbon in. Iron or Steel, by AS McCreath. With 3 indexes, plate, and 4 page plates. Pp. 438. Price in cloth, $0 65 ; postage, $0 18.
Page 235 - PROGRESS — 1878. Parti. The Northern Townships of Butler county. Part II. A special survey made in 1875, along the Beaver and Shenango rivers, in Beaver, Lawrence, and Mercer Counties.
Page 236 - REPORT OF PROGRESS IN 1879. 8 vo., pp. 232. The Geology of CLARION COUNTY, by H. Martyn Chance, with colored geological map of county, a map of the Anticlinals and OIL BELT, a contoured map of the Old River Channel at Parker, 83 local sections figured in the text, and 4 page plates. Price, $0 43 ; postage, $0 12.
Page 239 - N. REPORT OF PROGRESS — 1875-6-7. Two HUNDRED TABLES OF ELEVATION ABOVE TIDE-LEVEL of the Railroad Stations, Summits and Tunnels ; Canal Locks and Dams, River Riffles, &c., in and around Pennsylvania ; with map; pp.
Page 234 - REPORT OF PROGRESS IN THE CAMBRIA AND SOMERSET DISTRICT OF THE BITUMINOUS COAL FIELDS of Western Pennsylvania — 1875. By F. and WG Platt. Pp. 194, illustrated...
Page 234 - The Geology of POTTER COUNTY, by Andrew Sherwood. Report on the COAL FIELDS, by Franklin Platt, with a colored geological map of county, and two page plates of sections.
Page xviii - ... the smoke ascending up through the chinks of the "rocks. The earth in some places is so warm, that "we could hardly bear to stand upon it; at one place "where the smoke came up we opened a hole in the "earth till it was so hot as to burn paper thrown into "it ; the steam that came out was so strong of sulphur "that we could scarce bear it. We found pieces of "matter there, some of which appeared to be sulphur, "others nitre, and some a mixture of both. If these "strata be large in this mountain...