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24 inches 50 feet high abundant acre Annual Report ARTESIAN Atlantic City average beds borers borings catchment cent Chonetes City clay cleared Coeymans coniferous Cretaceous crop cultivation deciduous deforested Delaware Delaware river depth diameter and 30 Diatoms dune east evaporation farms fauna fire forestry formation fossils gallons a minute Geological Survey Geologist gravel greensand grow growth Hall height hickory Highlands humus inches in diameter insects Kittatinny Kittatinny mountain land larvae less limestone maps marl miles Miocene mountain Ostracodes Passaic pine Pitch Pine Plains plant portion railroad rain-fall ranges Raritan record red cedar region ridge river rock sandstone sandy shale shells Silurian slope soil South Jersey Southern New Jersey species specimens Spirifer sprouts square miles strata streams Stropheodonta stump surface swamp timber tion tons topographic tract trees Trenton undet valley Walpack water-bearing water-horizon water-supply wood yield zone
Page 182 - Cretaceous formation, including the greensand-marl beds; colored. Scale, 2 miles to an inch. 4. Tertiary and recent formations of Southern New Jersey; colored. Scale, 2 miles to an inch. 5. Map of a group of iron mines in Morris County; printed in two colors. Scale, 3 inches to I mile. 6. Map of the Ringwood iron mines; printed in two colors. Scale, 8 inches to i mile.
Page xxvii - ... require the use of horses and other property needed for such purpose. Any person so summoned who is physically able, who refuses or neglects to assist, or to allow the use of horses, wagons or other material required, shall be liable to a penalty of ten dollars. If, in the judgment of a firewarden, a forest fire in an adjoining township shall imperil the safety of any property in his own township, he may, with assistants summoned as aforesaid, take such measures to extinguish the fire, or...
Page 184 - ... ANNUAL REPORT of Prof. Geo. H. Cook, State Geologist, to his Excellency Joel Parker, President of the Board of Managers of the Geological Survey of New Jersey, for the year 1865. Trenton, 1866, 8vo., 12 pp. Out of print. ANNUAL REPORT of Prof. Geo. H. Cook, State Geologist, on the Geological Survey for the year 1866.
Page 184 - Trenton, 1865. 8vo., 24 pp. Out of print. ANNUAL REPORT of Prof. Geo. H. Cook, State Geologist, to His Excellency Joel Parker, President of the Board of Managers of the Geological Survey of New Jersey, for the year 1865.
Page 182 - REPORT ON THE CLAY DEPOSITS of Woodbridge, South Amboy and other places in New Jersey, together with their uses for firebrick, pottery, &c.
Page 301 - The damage done by these moving sands so increased that the government officials studied the work and devised and executed plans, and now, thanks to de Villers, Chambrelent and Bremontier, the pioneer workers, the Dunes and Landes are covered with a beautiful growth of the maritime-pine.
Page vii - SIR: I have the honor to present herewith the annual report of the home secretary of the National Academy of Sciences for the year ending April 21, 1908.
Page iv - ... shall report the results of such investigation to the legislature, together with a statement of what part or parts of such lands would be suitable for a state forest reserve...
Page 201 - Given a perfectly healthy tree, it will bring to maturity a host of feeders upon its foliage, upon the smaller shoots, in the injured or broken twigs or branches, in its fruit, and even in its woody tissue. Comparatively few borers or other insects are able to maintain themselves in the growing wood of large healthy trees, and when these occur in moderate numbers they inflict only such wounds as are easily healed, corresponding to mere scratches in the human skin. Under some conditions these insects...