The Present Condition of Knowledge of the Geology of Texas

The Present Condition of Knowledge of the Geology of Texas

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...Each of the areas has a well marked individuality, although the boundaries between them cannot always be closely defined. mtLj Topography Op Texas. 53 Chart illustrating the progressive classification of the topographic features of Texas. HISTORIC GEOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY. In the following table arc given, from the writings already mentioned, the members of the geologic series that have been reported from Texas. The authority for some of these groups is slight and untrustworthy, but nevertheless they have been thus published. Many of the subdivisions are synonyms of different authors, which will require extensive field work for positive identification and correlation. UttJL CARBONIFEROUS OP TEXAS. 59 Geologic formations repu ted to occur in the State of Texan, with au thorities. Notb.--Authorities:1 FerdinandRoemer; lG. G. Shnmard;1 JulesMarcon; B. F. Shnraard; 'R.H. Longhridge; -E. D. Copoj 7 Angel o Heilprin; "James Ilall; 9C. A. Ashbnrner; 10 C. D. Walcott Names of local formations, in italic, as applied by the.writers referred to are no longer accepted. SO-CALLED ARCHEAN AND EARLIER PALEOZOIC STRATA. The older rocks of the geologic series are found in both the central and the trans-Pecos area, but they have been studied chiefly in the former and little or nothing is known of their exact occurrence in the latter. A few miles south of the present geographic center of "the State, in the counties of Mason, Llano, Burnet, aud San Saba, is an outcrop of so-called Archean and earlier Paleozoic rock. This region was known to the Spaniards and was evidently considered by them of much mineral importance. Kennedy1 first intimated its geologic age and Roemer was the first to give an intelligent description of it. Dr. B. P. Shuuiard..."show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236616913