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Title:
Report of a geological survey of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota; and incidentally of a portion of Nebraska Territory. Made under instructions from the United States Treasury department.
Author:
Owen, David Dale, 1807-1860.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & co., 1852.
Physical Description:
xxxviii, [39]-638 pages, illustrations and atlas of plates, maps and sections (partly folded) 34 cm
General Note:
Final report addressed to the commissioner of the U.S. General land office.

Atlas has title: Illustrations to the geological report of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota ...

Appendix. I. Description of new and imperfectly known genera and species of organic remains, by D.D. Owen.--II. Descriptions of one new genus and twenty-two new species of Crinoidea, from the subcarboniferous limestone of Iowa, by D.D. Owen and B.F. Shumard.--III. Summary of the distribution of orders, genera, and species in the northwest.--IV. Additional chemical examinations, by D.D. Owen.--V. Systematic catalogue of plants of Wisconsin and Minnesota, by C.C. Parry.--VI. Systematic catalogue of birds observed in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota, by Henry Pratten.

Gift of George Nathan Newman.
Language:
English
Contents:
Geological survey of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota, by D.D. Owen.--Geological report of a survey of portions of Wisconsin and Minnesota, made during the years 1847, '48, '49 and '50 ... by J.G. Norwood.--Geological report of that portion of Wisconsin bordering on the south shore of Lake Superior, surveyed in the year 1849 ... by Charles Whittlesey.--Geological report of local, detailed observations, in the valleys of the Minnesota, Mississippi, and Wisconsin rivers, made in the years 1848 and 1849 ... by B.F. Shumard.--Description of the remains of extinct Mammalia and Chelonia, from Nebraska Territory ... by Joseph Leidy.
Local Note:
Rare Book Room copy: Atlas is 31 cm., in burgundy cloth with gilt stamped spine title: Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesita plates & maps; call number states: v.2.; grey "web"-patterned end papers. Stamp of the Grosvenor Library from April 11, 185(3?).

In original green cloth with gilt stamped spine title and blind stamped decoration on covers; inscribed: "E.P. Beals Sept. 1855". Stamp: "George Nathan Newman 7-20-39 D 343246"--t.p. verso, in red and black.
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