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Maryland Geological Survey, Volume 1, 1897
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10 CONTENTS


PAGE

Early Geological Investigations in the Period between the Revolution and


the Organization of the First State Geological Survey................

52

The Work of the First State Geological Survey and the Investigations


carried on under Private Auspices during the same Period............

57

The First State Geological Survey, 1834-41............................

57

Investigations made under other Auspices............................

64

An Account of both Private and Official Investigations conducted after the


Termination of the First State Geological Survey to the Outbreak of


the Civil War....................................................

66

Investigations conducted under other than State Auspices..............

66

Investigations conducted by the State Agricultural Chemists, 1848-62..

68

Sketch of the History of the Maryland Academy of Sciences..............

70

The Establishment and Work of the Maryland Agricultural College and


Agricultural Experiment Station..................................

73

The Maryland Agricultural College..................................

73

The Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station........................

76

Geological Investigations carried on by Private Interests after the Civil War

79

Geological Investigations carried on under the Auspices of the Johns Hop-


kins University....................................................

83

An Account of the Work of the recently organized State Bureaus..........

91

Operations of the United States Geological Survey in Maryland............

95

Topographic work..................................................

96

Geologic work......................................................

99

Hydrographic work..................................................

112

Statistical work....................................................

113

Operations of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey in Maryland....

115

Surveys of Baltimore and Vicinity....................................

116

Hydrographic Survey of the Branches of the Lower Patapsco..........

118

Triangulation of 1866..............................................

118

Surveys of 1876....................................................

119

Survey of 1886....................................................

121

Survey of Sparrow's Point, 1891....................................

123

Survey of other Portions of Maryland and Adjacent Territory..........

123

Triangulation...................................................

123

Astronomy........................................................

124

Hypsometry......................................................

124

Gravity.......................................................

124

Magnetics........................................................

124

Investigation of Oyster-beds........................................

125

Hydrography......................................................

125

PART III. OUTLINE OF PRESENT KNOWLEDGE OF THE PHYSICAL


FEATURES OF MARYLAND, EMBRACING AN ACCOUNT OF THE


PHYSIOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, AND MINERAL RESOURCES. COMPILED


BY WM. BULLOCK CLARK....................................

139

PHYSIOGRAPHY..........................................................

143

THE COASTAL PLAIN..................................................

145

The Eastern Division................................................

146

The Western Division.................................................

147



 
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