Title Outline of the Geology of the Globe, and of the United States in Particular
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition.
Size 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall
Publisher Boston, MA Phillips, Sampson 1853
Seller ID 111157
1st Printing. 2 folding maps. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Frontispiece is Geological map of the Globe. Map removed from page, kept in envelope. Rear Geological map United States, lower Canada and upper Mexico. Both maps in very good condition! 6 plates + 136 pages. Contents: The Map of the World; Parallel Mountain Chains; Bends in Rivers; Form of Lakes; Deserts and Mountains; Boulders; Analogies of form; Geological Divisions of the Globe; Geography of Different Periods; Early State of the Surface; European Strata; Rocks in Russia; Gold in Siberia; Scandanavian Drift; Peculiar Soils; Mines of Britain; Rocks of Switzerland; France, Spain and Portugal; Value of Mines; Minerals of Siberia; The Himalayas; Antarctica; Australia; Sinai and Palestine; Noah's Deluge; Coral Islands; Africa; America; South America; The Pampean Fotmation; Rise of South America; Causes of Elevation; Mines of Chili; North America; Hypozoic Rocks; Taconic System; American System of Rocks; Lower Silurian Strata; Upper Silurian Strata; Devonian System; Carboniferous Limestone; Coal in the United States, Rocky Mountains, Virginia; New Red Sandstone; Cretaceous, Tertiary, Miocene, Eocene Strata; Hematite Iron Ore Deposits; Drift; Alluvium, Post Pliocene Formation; River Terraces; Drift is Earlier Alluvium; Erosions by the Sea; Rocks in North America; Deposits of Iron Ore; Copper Ore; Gold in the Atlantic States; California Gold; Gems in the United States; Conclusions.