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Maryland Geological Survey, Volume 1, 1897
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CONTENTS.

PAGE

PREFACE................................................................

17

PART I. INTRODUCTION. BY WM. BULLOCK CLARK......................

21

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SURVEY..........................................

23

The Bill...........................................................

23

The Meeting of the Commission........................................

25

The Officers of the Survey..............................................

27

THE PLAN OF OPERATION OF THE SURVEY..................................

27

The Preparation of Topographic Maps..................................

28

The Determination of the Magnetic Conditions..........................

29

The Collection and Detailed Investigation of the Minerals, Rocks and


Fossils..........................................................

31

The Preparation of Geological and Economic Maps......................

31

The Investigation of the Mineral Resources.............................

32

Building and Decorative Stones......................................

33

Lime and Cement Products..........................................

33

Clays..............................................................

34

Sands..............................................................

34

Porcelain Materials..................................................

35

Marls..............................................................

35

Iron Ores..........................................................

35

Coals..............................................................

35

Gold Deposits.....................................................

36

Soapstone..........................................................

36

Mineral Paints......................................................

36

Diatomaceous Earth (Tripoli)........................................

36

Mineral Waters......................................................

37

Miscellaneous Products..............................................

37

The Detailed Study of County Resources................................

37

The Special Investigation of Road Materials............................

38

The Investigation of the Origin and Nature of Soils......................

39

The Investigation of Artesian Well Prospects............................

39

The Determination of the Water Power................................

40

The Study of the Physiographic Features of the State....................

40

The Collection of Statistical Information...............................

41

The Preparation of Final Reports......................................

41

PART II. HISTORICAL SKETCH, EMBRACING AN ACCOUNT OF THE PROGRESS


OF INVESTIGATION CONCERNING THE PHYSICAL FEATURES AND


NATURAL RESOURCES OF MARYLAND. BY WM. BULLOCK CLARK,

43

Information acquired during Colonial Days regarding the Physical Features


and Natural Resources of the State..................................

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