Bulletin Volume 3, PT. 3

Bulletin Volume 3, PT. 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...comes down, leaving a fine roof, taken advantage of here in the width of the entry driven. COALS ON SOUTH OF NORTH FORK. COALS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE NORTH FORK OF KENTUCKY RIVER FROM CAMPBELLS CREEK TO BIG CREEK, INCLUSIVE. This report treats of the coals in Perry County on the south side of the North Fork of Kentucky River, and its tributaries from Campbell creek to Big creek inclusive. Since earlier reports were made for the Kentucky Geological Survey covering this region many new openings into the coal beds have been made, and after having visited nearly all of them in condition for inspection a nearly accurate estimation of the field is believed obtainable from the data acquired and here presented. During the investigation a survey was made of the creeks by the Kentucky Geological Survey, the results of which are embodied in the accompanying map, on which also are located the openings visited. The topography of the region is like that generally of Eastern Kentucky, a succession of narrow valleys with steep sides to the tops of sharp serrated ridges, though at the main head of Campbell creek the country is somewhat more open. Campbell and Forked-mouth creeks have especially narrow valleys with practically no bottom land, and the North Fork in this region has also comparatively little for so large a stream. Altitudes range from 795, that of the North Fork at the mouth of Campbell creek, where the hills are some 500 feet higher, to about 2,000 feet at the head of Big creek, where they rise to a height of some 700 feet above that stream. Strata lie nearly level but with a general northwesterly dip from the head of Big creek to Forkedmouth creek, which, approximately, lies in a syncline, the measures thence rising slightly to Campbell creek and...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236632028
  • 9781236632029