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20 Concealed 20 Sandstone 20 Shale anticline arkosic Banner coal bed Barts Lick Creek Bearpen Gap bed at points Blair Branch location Buchanan County Camp Branch Caney Creek Clay Clinchfield Coal Corporation Clintwood coal Coal bloom coal horizon Coal Shale coarse coke conglomeratic Cranesnest River Dickenson County Dorchester drainage basin east elevation Excluded from sample exposed feet of coal feet thick fine-grained Georges Fork Gladeville sandstone Hagy inches of coal inches of shale inches thick Included in sample Indian Creek Jacksboro Lee formation locally Lower Banner coal McClure River mined nest River northeast northwest Norton formation Open Fork outcrops Pine Mountain points sampled Pound River road rocks Russell Fork Russell Prater Creek Sandy Ridge Sections of Upper Shale Shale Coal southwest Splash Dam bed syncline thin coal thin sandstone Upper Banner bed Upper Banner coal Upper Banner horizon valley Virginia Wise County Wise formation
Page xxii - Levisa to a small extent, and a large number of them are sent down the lower part of Russell Fork by means of a splash dam just north of the mouth of Pound River. The rainfall of the region is exceptionally great, but the sandy soil, dense growth of trees and brush, and high stream gradients prevent floods. According to common usage in this region, the "right" and "left" sides or forks of a stream are considered relative to the position of a person facing upstream.
Page 62 - ... of the rocks along the fault line. The very straight course of Fryingpan Creek from elevation 1,311 feet to its mouth is determined by the fault and it is interesting to note that this creek has a very slight fall in this part of its course and its bed is graded for the entire distance with ripplel "Trace...
Page xiv - Governor Westmoreland' Davis, Chairman, and Members of the State Geological Commission: GENTLEMEN : — I have the honor to transmit to you herewith, and to recommend for publication as Bulletin No. XX of the Virginia Geological Survey Series of Reports, a manuscript and illustrations of a report on "The Clays and Shales of Virginia West of the Blue Ridge," by Professors Ries and Somers.