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Geology of the Comstock lode and the Washoe district, with atlas

The field work for this report was begun in April, 1880, and concluded in March, 1881. In the spring of 1880 the Census of the Mineral Industries West of the Rocky Mountains was placed in my charge in addition to my duties as geologist, and occupied much of my time both during the period of field work in the Washoe District and since.
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George Ferdinand Becker

Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879, Volume IV

In the preface of the preceding volumes, sufficient explanation has been made of most matters requiring consideration in such connection. For reasons explained in the preface of Vol. III, and for others that have arisen since, the earlier portions of this volume have rested in type, awaiting the completion of the remainder, for a length of time much to be regretted. Consideration of this fact is d
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T.C. Chamberlin

Tertiary history of the Grand Canon District, with atlas

This work is chiefly devoted to a description of the methods and results of EROSION upon a grand scale. Since erosion depends for its efficiency principally upon the progressive elevation of a region, and upon its climatal conditions, these collateral subjects are also discussed in their relations to the principal theme. And in general such an erosion influences and is in turn influenced by the wh
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Clarence E. Dutton

Volume VI: Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1882

No abstract available.
Authors
Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden

Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume IV: Houses and house life of the American aborigines

No abstract available.
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Lewis H. Morgan, John Wesley Powell

Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume V, Part II: On prehistoric trephining and cranial amulets

No abstract available.
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Robert Fletcher, John Wesley Powell

Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume V, Part III: A study of the manuscript Troano

No abstract available.
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Cyrus Thomas, D. G. Introduction by Brinton, John Wesley Powell

Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado and portions of adjacent territory

Sheets I-IV are triangulations, drainage, land classification, and geologic maps of Colorado west of longitude 102°, on the scale of 12 miles to the inch. Sheets V-XVI are topographic (contour) and geologic maps of Colorado and adjacent States, between meridians 104° 30' and 109° 30' and parallels 36° 45' and 40° 30', on the scale of 4 miles to the inch. Sheets XVII and XVIII contain three geologi
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Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, Julius Bien

Report upon United States geological surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, Volume III: Supplement -- geology

The region examined during the seasons of 1878 and 1879 extends north to north latitude 37° 20, and embraces parts of North Central New Mexico, and South Central Colorado. It lies wholly east from the canon of the Rio Grande, includes the mountain area of the Spanish ranges to their southern termination, and takes in the eastern plains to west longitude 104° 7' 30". But of this region a strip betw
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George Montague Wheeler, John J. Stevenson