Report of the State Geologist Volume 17

Report of the State Geologist Volume 17

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... places along this ridge and the highway to the south of Saxton in Saugerties township, Ulster co. A ' On the geological map accompanying this report the lines separating the Hamilton and Sherburne formations and the Sherburne and Oneonta are indicated as nearly as we could follow a Bull. Mus. comp. zoology, v. 7, Geol. ser. 1688, 1:318. b American geologist, 1891, 7:365; Bulletin United States geol. survey, no. 120, 1894, p. 69. them across this county. It is a difficult region to map and in places the indicated lines are probably only an approximation. In the above account the localities at which the outcrops near the dividing lines occur have been described so fully that it is not deemed necessary to define the course of these lines and all interested in their position may follow them readily on the geological map. Greene county Catskills The western and central portions of Greene county are in the Catskill mountain region, the rocks of the greater part belonging in the Catskill formation for which it is the typical region of the" Catskill division " as they were called by Mather. His detailed section "from the top of the South mountain near the Mountain house on the Catskills, down to the Helderberg division at the Kaaterskill creek,"" gave the rocks of the Catskill and Erie divisions?' and extended from the eastern part of Hunter northeasterly across the southern part of Catskill township to the Kaaterskill creek. In 1874 Mr Andrew Sherwood measured very accurately a section of these rocks beginning in the Kaaterskill creek at Palenville, following the famous Kaaterskill clove and continuing to the top of Round Top mountain to the south of the clove." Sherwood's total thickness for the...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236899458
  • 9781236899453