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The present condition of knowledge of the geology of Texas

No abstract available.
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Robert Thomas Hill

The upper beaches and deltas of the glacial lake Agassiz

No abstract available.
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Warren Upham

Types of the Laramie flora

I have in preparation a work on the flora of the Laramie group, in which will be described and figured a very large number of fossil plants, most of which were collected by myself in the seasons of 1881 and 1883 and the elaboration of which has occupied most of my time since the latter date.
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Lester Frank Ward

Dinocerata: a monograph of an extinct order of gigantic mammals

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Othiel Charles Marsh

Geology and mining industry of Leadville, Colorado, with atlas

The present work was undertaken at the instance of the Ron. Clarence King, first Director of the United States Geological Survey, in 1879. Itwas his intention that it should form part of a series of monographs which would in time include all the important mining districts of the country, and thus furnish an accurate and permanent record of the manner of occurrence and geological relation of the me
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Samuel Franklin Emmons

Lists and analyses of the mineral springs of the United States: A preliminary study

In attempting the collection of data for the statement of the commercial value of the mineral waters of the country for publication in the report on the Mineral Resources of the United States, 1883 and 1884, it was necessary as a prerequisite to have a list of the springs from which these waters are derived. An examination of the few general works on the subject very soon showed that all existing
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Albert C. Peale

Mineral resources of the United States, 1885

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Notes on the geology of northern California

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J. S. Diller

On the fresh-water invertebrates of the North American Jurassic

Important additions having lately been made to our knowledge of the fresh-water invertebrates of the North American Jurassic strata, I have thought it desirable to present not only descriptions and figures of the new forms in this bulletin, but to make the publication an illustrated synopsis of all the forms yet discovered. I therefore reproduce on the accompanying plates figures of all the specie
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Charles A. White

On the organization of scientific work of the general government

Extracts from the testimony taken by the Joint commission of the Senate and House of representatives to "consider the present organizations of the Signal service, Geological survey, Coast and geodetic survey, and the Hydrographic office of the Navy department, with the view to secure greater efficiency and economy of administration."
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John Wesley Powell

Physical properties of the iron-carburets (third paper)

No abstract available.
Authors
Carl Barus, Vincent Strouhal