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On the fossil faunas of the Upper Devonian: The Genesee section, New York

I have the honor to transmit herewith for publication as a bulletin a second contribution to the study of Devonian paleontology, Bulletin No. 3, "On the Fossil Faunas of the Upper Devonian," having been designed as the first of a series of papers on the comparative paleontology of the Devonian and Carboniferous.In that paper I gave the results of a study of the section along the meridian of Ithaca
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Henry Shaler Williams

Peridotite of Elliott County, Kentucky

No abstract available.
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Joseph Silas Diller

Report of work done in the division of chemistry and physics, mainly during the fiscal year 1885-1886

No abstract available.
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Frank Wigglesworth Clarke

Tertiary and Cretaceous strata of the Tuscaloosa, Tombigbee, and Alabama Rivers

No abstract available.
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Eugene Allen Smith, Lawrence C. Johnson

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

No abstract available.
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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

No abstract available. 
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Notes on the geology of northern California

No abstract available.
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J. S. Diller