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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1867-1881).
Report of the geological exploration of the fortieth parallel.
[Washington, D.C. : G.P.O., 1870-80]
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Clarence King; A Hague; Samuel Franklin Emmons; James D Hague; F B Meek; James Hall; R P Whitfield; Robert Ridgway; Sereno Watson; Daniel Cady Eaton; Julius Bien
|Notes:||Each volume has special t.p.
Atlases have titles as follows:"Atlas accompanying volume III. Mining industry ... New York, Engraved and printed by Julius Bien" and"Geological and topographical atlas ... 1876. Julius Bien, lith."
|Description:||7 volumes : maps, tables ; 30 cm + atlas (2 volumes ; 50 x 64 cm and 83 x 63 cm).|
|Contents:||I. (1878) Systematic geology, by Clarence King --
II. (1877) Descriptive geology, by Arnold Hague and S.F. Emmons --
III. (1870) Mining industry, by James D. Hague, with geological contributions by Clarence King --
IV. (1877) pt. I. Palaeontology, by F.B. Meek. pt. II. Palaeontology, by James Hall and R.P. Whitfield. pt. III. Ornithology, by Robert Ridgway --
V. (1871) Botany. By Sereno Watson, aided by Prof. Daniel C. Eaton, and others --
VI. (1876) Microscopical petrography, by Ferdinand Zirkel --
VII. (1880) Odonthornithes:a monograph on the extinct toothed birds of North America ... by Othniel Charles Marsh.
|Series Title:||Professional papers (United States. Army. Corps of Engineers), no. 18.|
|Responsibility:||made by order of the secretary of war according to the acts of congress of March 2, 1867, and March 3, 1869, under the direction of ... A.A. Humphreys, chief of engineers, by Clarence King, U.S.geologist.|
- Discoveries in geography.
- United States -- Discovery and exploration.
- Geology -- United States.
- Mines and mineral resources -- United States.
- Comstock Lode (Nev.)
- Paleontology -- United States.
- Botany -- West (U.S.)
- Birds -- United States.
- Mines and mineral resources.
- Nevada -- Comstock Lode.
- United States.
- United States, West.