Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1899-1900: Part III - General Geology

Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1899-1900: Part III - General Geology

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Walcott, Charles D. Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior, 1899-1900: Part III - General Geology, Ore and Phosphate Deposits, Philippines. Washington : Government Printing Office , 1901. First Edition. [9159]

Maroon cloth with gilt titles & vignette, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, light scuffing to binding, 3 short 1" tears to cloth near top of spine, rear paper hinge a bit wobbly. 644, XI clean pp., plus plates. This volume has 17 plates & maps (some color), 59 illustrations, and a large folding color Geological Map of A Part of the Mesabi District, Minnesota, in pocket. Good. Hardcover.

In addition to the administrative reports this volume includes:

1. The Newark system of the Pomperaug Valley, Connecticut; with a Report on fossil wood from the Newark formation of South Britain, Connecticut, by W. H. Hobbs and F. H. Knowlton;
2. The laccoliths of the Black Hills, by Mr. Jaggar, with a chapter on experiments illustrating intrusion and erosion, by Mr. Howe;
3. The iron-ore deposits of the Lake Superior Region, by C. R. Van Hise;
4. The Arkansas bauxite deposits, by C. W. Hayes;
5. Tennessee white phosphate, by C. W. Hayes;
6. Report on the Geology of the Philippine Islands, by Mr. Becker; followed by a version (by Mr. Becker) of Ueber Tertiäre fossilien von den Philippinen, by Mr. Martin.