Bulletin, Issue 21

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Virginia Geological Survey, 1921 - Geology
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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.
Page 111 - Stone cites an opening on the west side of the river a quarter of a mile northwest of the mouth of Squirrel Camp Branch, in which there are 8 inches of coal above the thin sandstone parting and 45 inches below it.

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