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John Hopkins Press, 1906 - Geology
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CONTENTS.--Vol. I (1897)--Vol. II (1898)--Vol. III (1899)--Vol. IV (1902)--Vol. V (1905)--Vol. VI (1906)--Vol. VII (1908)--Vol. VIII (1909)--Vol. IX (1911)--Vol. X (1918)--Vol. XI (1922)--Vol. XII (1928)--Vol. XIII (1937)--Vol. 14 (1941)

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Page 25 - Outline of present knowledge of the physical features of Maryland, embracing an account of the physiography, geology, and mineral resources.
Page 507 - Tuckahoe to Tuckahoe Bridge thence with the said Creek to Great Choptank River and with the said River to the first Beginning at the Mouth of Hunting Creek shall be and is hereby erected into a new County by the Name of Caroline County.
Page 568 - Worcester, near the southwest corner of the farm of William P. Morris, thence due east to the Pocomoke River, thence with the channel of said river to the beginning, the Judges of election, in each of said Districts, shall receive the ballots of each elector, voting at said...
Page 546 - River, thence with the channel of said river to Tangier Sound, or the intersection of Nanticoke and Wicomico Rivers, thence up the channel of the Wicomico River to the mouth of Wicomico Creek, thence with the channel of said creek and Passerdyke Creek to Dashield's or Disharoon's Mills, thence with the...
Page 200 - In 1761 the Governor and Council of Maryland reported to the Commissioners of the Board of Trade and Plantations in England that there were eighteen furnaces and ten forges in the state, which made 2,500 tons of pig iron per year. Just prior to the beginning of the Revolution several furnaces were built in central Maryland, among them being the Catoctin furnace in Frederick county. Bishop says that during the Revolutionary War...
Page 107 - ... the individual bands of which vary from a fraction of an inch to several feet, the average thickness, however, being quite slight. Some of these bands are highly quartzose, resembling a micaceous quartzite; others are rich in biotite or hornblende, producing dark schists, which in a hand specimen are indistinguishable from metamorphosed igneous masses. Within the...
Page 440 - Examiners so present, or the major part of them, shall and they are hereby required to certify the same under their hands, in the form of 10 Number 1, in the Second Schedule to this Act annexed.
Page 527 - Plantation) then with the River to the Mouth of Mattawoman Creek, shall be and for ever hereafter deemed as a Part of Charles County. . . ." The second act passed in 1748 related to the erection of Frederick County from all the less settled portions of Prince George's County. According to this law it was enacted : "that all the land lying to the westward of a line beginning at the lower side of the mouth of Rock Creek and thence by a straight line joining to the east side of Seth Hyatts plantation,...
Page 385 - The wearing surface receives the shock of all traffic, and the materials for its construction must be carefully selected. The fundamental difficulty with all roads made of ordinary gravel is to be found in the fact that the fragments of the material cannot be made to bind together, however well they may be compressed by the use of the roller; the result is that the first condition of the roadway surface which should shed water like a roof is not obtained.
Page 106 - The second area of Baltimore gneiss is found in an anticlinal dome, 15 miles long and 5 miles broad, lying on either side of the Northern Central Railroad 10 miles south of the Mason and Dixon line and 20 miles north of Baltimore. Three smaller areas •• occur in the vicinity of Baltimore. Two of...

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