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Seite 3 - In testimony whereof I have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of The United States to be hereunto affixed.
Seite 4 - Miami aforesaid ; and on the north by an east and west line drawn through the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan, running east, after intersecting the due north line aforesaid from the mouth of the Great Miami, until it shall intersect Lake Erie or the territorial line, and thence with the same, through Lake Erie, to the Pennsylvania line...
Seite 4 - ... provided however, and it is further understood and declared, that the boundaries of these three states shall be subject so far to be altered, that, if congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of lake Michigan.
Seite 26 - In other words, the shales of our column fill the entire interval between the Hamilton proper and the Catskill group, and in the judgment of some geologists a wider interval even than that named above.
Seite 135 - uplifts" at Little Falls, which rise 147 feet higher than lake Erie, and the "highlands" of the Hudson might also have interposed barriers to an outlet across the state of New York. A single communication only would then exist •with the ocean, viz: through the valley of the Mississippi. That the lakes once discharged their waters in this direction, such additional evidence is furnished by the appearance of the country, that in this our argument, but serves to add confirmation to the general opinion.
Seite 11 - ... the 38th townships to the meridian between the 10th and llth ranges, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the meridian between the 10th and llth ranges to the southern boundary of the said Province of Alberta; thence easterly along the said southern boundary of the Province of Alberta to the south-east corner thereof; thence northerly along the eastern boundary of the said Province of Alberta to the point of commencement. (2) The electoral division of Cardston, bounded as follows:...
Seite 48 - ... 5. Dolomites, magnesites, and magnesian marls, have had their origin in sediments of magnesian carbonate formed by the evaporation of solutions of bicarbonate of magnesia. These solutions have been produced...
Seite 48 - Dolomites, magnesites, and magnesian marls have had their origin in sediments of magnesian carbonate formed by the evaporation of solutions of bicarbonate of magnesia. These solutions have been produced either by the action of bicarbonate of lime upon solutions of sulphate of magnesia, in which case gypsum is a subsidiary product, or by the decomposition of solutions of sulphate or chloride of magnesium by the waters of rivers or springs containing bicarbonate of soda.
Seite 217 - By a fossil is meant any body, or the traces of the existence of any body, whether animal or vegetable, which has been buried in the earth by natural causes.
Seite 4 - ... of the lime and sandrocks, or loose water-worn fragments of still older rocks, swept from the north by the current of a universal ocean and deposited during the general subsidence. Some evidences of the direction of these currents were noticed in my report of last year. Among these are the diluvial furrows and scratches on the surface of the lime rock, the appearance and direction of which correspond with observations made in some of the more eastern states.