Raleigh County and the Western Portions of Mercer and Summers Counties, Volume 1

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Wheeling News Litho. Company, 1916 - Geology - 778 pages
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Page 19 - ... pieces of flint still found there. INDIAN MOUNDS. No large mounds were found in the Raleigh-MercerSummers area. However, a few small mounds still exist on the headwaters of Marsh Fork, being 20 to 30 feet in diameter and from five to ten feet in height. CHAPTER II. PHYSIOGRAPHY. PHYSIOGRAPHIC CHANGES. A general description of the physiography of any region is of interest to those who are engaged in a scientific study of Nature's work. The general principles of Physiography are ably set forth...
Page 41 - Report, to each member of the Congress of the United States, and to the Executives of the several States and Territories.
Page 637 - The chemical work for this table was mostly done by JB Krak, Assistant Chemist, under the direction and with the assistance of В. Н. Hite, Chief Chemist, aided for a short time by WL Linton. However, a number of the analyses are those which were previously published in former Reports of the Survey, Volumes II and II (A) and Bulletin 2, and these were made under the same careful conditions and are the work of former chemists of the Survey, under the direction of Mr. Hite. The second table contains...
Page 746 - Jarrolds Valley, 5.5 miles south of, about 0.5 mile above Hecla post-office, 6 feet east of road and between same and Marsh Fork; spike in root of beech tree 942.27 Jarrolds Valley, 6.1 miles south of, 200 feet west of road, about 10 feet west of Marsh Fork, about 0.25 mile north of Hazy Creek in ledge of rock, near old sycamore snag; bronze tablet stamped "956...
Page 97 - Fork of Shumate Creek, 2.2 miles southeast of Launa; section by Krebs; No. 5 Block Coal; Butts, N. 45 W.; faces, N. 45 E.; elevation, 2600- B.
Page 363 - Coal at commercial mines, crop exposures and core test holes, are given in Chapter VIII, along with an estimate by magisterial districts of its minable area and tonnage.
Page 38 - NOTE. — Observer made no report concerning ice. Relation of gage height to discharge probably not affected by ice during7 1911. "The following discharge measurement was made by CT Bailey, of the Gauley River near Summersville, W. Va.: "March 29, 1912: Gage height, 11.96 feet; discharge, 9,460 second-feet.
Page 333 - Eckman, massive to current-bedded, medium-grained, buff to bluish-gray, once quarried in hill due east of Eckman, McDowell County; often cuts out the No. 5 and No. 4 Pocahontas Coals 40 to 67 3382 Coal, No. 5 Pocahontas, multiple-bedded, soft, columnar, not mined commercially in State 0 to 5 3387 77' Shale, sandstone, and dark shale, with plant fossils abundant 0 to 20 3407 Coal, No.
Page 747 - Co.'s store, in sandstone ledge; bronze tablet stamped "1708" 1,707.656 Mount Hope, Bradley's drug store, in the sidewalk in front; a brass plate stamped "1738" 1,738.094 Mount Hope, 2.4 miles north of, 0.3 mile south of Sun, 800 feet north of mile-post T 8, on curve to west, 10 feet west of railway; chiseled cross on rock, marked "1652" 1,651.09 Glen Jean, 0.1 mile east of station, on south abutment of bridge of Chesapeake & Ohio Ry., east end; bronze tablet stamped "1605...
Page 45 - Kanawha area it would not be practical nor satisfactory without greatly exaggerating the vertical scale of the cross section in comparison to the horizontal scale ; also this method would only give an idea of the structure along certain lines and would not give the slope of the% arches or basins.

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