Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Publications

Browse more than 160,000 publications authored by our scientists over the past 100+ year history of the USGS.  Publications available are: USGS-authored journal articles, series reports, book chapters, other government publications, and more.

Filter Total Items: 83572

Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories: Volume IV, Number 3

Table of Contents ART. XXV.----Field-notes on Birds observed in Dakota and Montana along the Forty-ninth Parallel during the seasons of 1873 and 1874. By Dr. Elliott Coues, U.S.A., late Surgeon and Naturalist U.S. Northern Boundary Commission.....545-662 ART. XXVI.----Notes on a Collection of Fishes from the Rio Grande, at Brownsville, Texas-Continued. By D.S. Jordan, M.D......663-668 ART. XXVII.-
Authors
Elliott Coues, D.S. Jordan, A.R. Grote, C.A. White, S. Calvin, W.J. Hoffman

Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories: Volume IV, Number 4

Table of Contents ART. XXXII.---The Fossil Insects of the Green River Shales. By Samuel H. Scudder, Cambridge, Mass.....747-776 ART. XXXIII.---Report on the Collection of Fishes made by Dr. Elllott Cones, U.S.A., in Dakota and Montana, during the seasons of 1873 and 1874. By DavidS. Jordan, M.D......777-800 ART. XXXIV.----Catalogue of Phraenogamous and Vascular Cryptogamous Plants collected during
Authors
Samuel H. Scudder, David S. Jordan, J.W. Chickering, F.M. Endlich, C.A. White, J. A. Allen

Descriptions of fishes from the cretaceous and tertiary deposits west of the Mississippi River

This, with the genus following, introduces for the first time into the North American extinct fauna the family of the Dercetiform fishes. The relationship of the family has been discussed by various authors, especially by Pictet and Von der Marek. The former regards them as Teleostei; the latter as "Ganoids". As I do not adopt the division signified by the last name, I find Professor Pictet's view
Authors
E.D. Cope

Field list of time stars for use of the U.S. geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian

No abstract available.
Authors
George Montague Wheeler

Field notes on birds observed in Dakota and Montana along the forty-ninth parallel during the seasons of 1873 and 1874

The following notes result from observations made in the field during my connection with the United States Northern Boundary Commission_ Archibald Campbell, Esq., Commissioner, Major W.J Twining, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. Chief Astronomer.  The line surveyed by the Commission in 1873 and 1874 extended from the Red River of the North to the Rocky Mountains, a distance of 850 miles, along the north
Authors
Elliott Coues

Illustrations of Cretaceous and Tertiary plants of the western Territories of the United States

No abstract available.
Authors
Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden

List of longitudes, latitudes, and altitudes, being an extract from Vol. II

No abstract available.
Authors
George Montague Wheeler

Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel, Volume I: Systematic Geology

The Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel promised, first, a study and description of all the natural resources of the mountain country near the Union and Central Pacific railroads; secondly, the completion of a continuous geological section across the widest expansion of the great Cordilleran Mountain System.
Authors
Clarence King

Report upon United States geological surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, Volume VI: Botany

Although investigations in Botany, governed in a measure by the sparsely settled condition of the regions visited, are but incidental to the systematic purpose of the Survey, which has for its main object the determination of data necessary for the construction of a detailed topographical map, yet it is believed that the material here presented, as the result of examination, by specialists, of lar
Authors
George Montague Wheeler