Reports of Special Subjects A- F Volume 7

Reports of Special Subjects A- F Volume 7

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...is as follows: Slope. Sandstone "Anvil Rock?" Sandy shale. Limestone feet. Coal K, with 12 inches of clay parting 2 "6 inches. Sandstone and shale 6o" Coal I. Sandstone and shale 8o" Coal H '"6" Sandstone 30" Coal G 1" Hard, bluish shale 5" Black bituminous shale '5 11 Coal F, " Hawes Coal "-4 ' The above section is copied exactly as published by Mr. Cox. He has used his Indiana nomenclature for the different seams, for the purpose of comparison with his sections for Perry county, Indiana. The measurements of this section agree fairly well with those obtained at the same place by the writer, except that the total distance from the main Hawesville coal to the coal at the top of the section is some ten feet greater. Mr. Cox, however, records a coal G, which the writer of this has no certain evidence of. It is probable that Mr. Cox has placed it in the section, from the report of its havinof been found in the Hawes shaft. It is stated that there was such a coal passed through in sinking the shaft, but it is also denied on equally good authority; and as there is little evidence of it at any other point, it has not been deemed best by the writer to give it a place in the section. In volume III, ist series Kentucky Geological Reports, page 563, Mr. Cox, who was then an Assistant of the Kentucky Geological Survey, identifies the coal at the top of this section as No. 1 1 of the Kentucky general section. This identification is apparently from palseontological evidence only. In the Report of the Indiana Geological Survey, above referred to, he repeats his belief in this identification, and refers to the surprise of himself and Prof. Lesquereux "on finding at Hawes' mine, near Hawesville, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576276
  • 9781236576279