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Geothermal data of the United States, including many original determinations of underground temperature

Bulletin 701

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Abstract

The purpose of this report is to present all available published data bearing on the rate of increase of underground temperature with increasing depth in the United States, together with several hundred original observations by myself and my associates. A canvass of the governmental, State, and serial publications has yielded many records of temperature of flowing wells and also a few observations made with thermometers in borings and deep mines. Additional data on temperature of flows have been given by correspondents. Some of the data, especially those relating to flows from wells, may not be reliable, and as a rule these could not be discriminated. Many records are omitted because no facts are available as to the source of flow.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Geothermal data of the United States, including many original determinations of underground temperature
Series title:
Bulletin
Series number:
701
Year Published:
1920
Language:
English
Publisher:
Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, DC
Contributing office(s):
Utah Water Science Center
Description:
97 p.
Country:
United States