Geology of the Paleozoic Area of Arkansas South of the Novaculite Region

Geology of the Paleozoic Area of Arkansas South of the Novaculite Region

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...an excellent example of which is a small stream on top of the ridge farther east. One of the little channels starting from a depression in the crest, as shown in Figs. 23 and 24, has cut its way along the top but on the side of the crest opposite to that down which it flows. This has continued until the channel extends for some distance along the top and has made a deep gap of the original depression from which it flowed. Given time enough, there will be formed at that point a gap cut clear to the bottom. The FIGS. 22, 24.--'Top of Bear Mountain, showing the development of a gap. 1 structure of this ridge can be seen at the gap, and at a few places along the top. Azjfiine Anticline.--The Alpine anticline was first noted in 6 S., 22 W., Sec. 9, northeast quarter, in parallel outcrops. of thin bedded novaculite and siliceous shale. It is crossed by the AlpineAmity road half a mile northwest of Alpine. In 6 S., 23 W., it Can be traced across sections 13, 14, 15 and 16, having a strike a little south of west. It appears to be crossed by the Amity-Murfreesboro road in section-19, 's0uthwest quarter. It has not been found to the west. Minor anticlines occur in the same township southeast quarter of section 8 and north half of section 17. Their extent is unknown. Antoine./Mountain Anticline.--Questionable traces of the Antoine mountain anticline appear in 6 S., 23 W., near the centre of section 22. In section 19, it formsa ridge extending westward into 6 S., 24 W., through the south half of sections 2 3 and 24, and probably forms the ridge across the township along the south side of Woodall's creek. The main ridge is two hundred to three hundred feet high, and is chiefly interesting on account of the anticlinal wall on its summit. This (see...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868897
  • 9781236868893