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On the organization of scientific work of the general government

Collation of pt. 1: 1 p., 49, 162-180, 184-209, 378-451, 460-468 p. Collation of pt. 2: 1 p. ยน., [637]-700, [896]-912, [1012]-1045, [1070]-1084 p. Includes a short summary of methods for conducting government surveys, topographical, geological, etc. in various countries.
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Abstract

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."

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
On the organization of scientific work of the general government
Year Published:
1886
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Description:
2 pts. fold. map. 23 cm.