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Title:
The geology of Pennsylvania : a government survey ; with a general view of the geology of the United States, essays on the coal-formation and its fossils, and a description of the coal-fields of North America and Great Britain
Author:
Pennsylvania. State Geologist (1836-1841)
Publication Information:
New York : Van Nostrand, 1868.
Physical Description:
4 volumes : illustrations, maps. ; 31 cm + 1 atlas.
Language:
English
Contents:
vol. 1. Introduction: physical geography; geology. pt. I. Metamorphic strata: Gneissic rocks. pt. II. Palaeozoic or ancient fossiliferous strata: book I. Primal and auroral strata of the Atlantic slope. book II. The Kittatinny valley, or the second Palaeozoic district. book III. District of the Orwigsburg and Stroudsburg valley. book IV. Fourth, or northeastern district. book V. Fifth or lower Juniata district, being the south-eastern half of the Appalachian chain between the Susquehanna and Maryland. book VI. Sixth or upper Juniata district, being the north-western half of the Appalachian chain between the Susquehanna and Maryland. book VII. Seventh or north-western district.

vol. II. pt. II., cont'd. book VIII. Eighth Palaeozoic district, or anthracite coal-basins, and encircling belts of the older Carboniferous rocks. book IX. Ninth Palaeozoic district, or bituminous coal-fields and their associated older Carboniferous strata. pt. III. Mesozoic red sandstone series. pt. IV. Igneous rocks and minerals, veins and ores.--Glossary.
Local Note:
Rare Book Room, 4 v. : In purple blindstamped pebbled cloth, with the seal of Pennsylvania stamped in gilt on the front cover ; atlas folder has title and author also stamped in gilt. The spines have been repaired with brown fabric.
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