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Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel, Volume I: Systematic Geology

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Professional Papers of the Engineer Department, U.S. Army, No. 18. Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel made by order of the Secretary of War according to acts of Congress of March 2, 1867, and March 3, 1869, under direction of Brig. and Bvt. Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. This Professional Paper series is comprised of 7 monograph volumes.
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Abstract

The Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel promised, first, a study and description of all the natural resources of the mountain country near the Union and Central Pacific railroads; secondly, the completion of a continuous geological section across the widest expansion of the great Cordilleran Mountain System.

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Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel, Volume I: Systematic Geology
Series title:
Monograph
Subseries
U.S. Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel
Volume
1
Year Published:
1878
Language:
English
Publisher:
Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel
Description:
xii, 761 p.; Appendix; Index
Larger Work Title:
Professional Papers of the Engineer Department, U.S. Army, No. 18
First page:
i
Last page:
803
Number of Pages:
867
Country:
United States
Other Geospatial:
Cordilleran Mountain System