Utah (United States)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton sub-series consists of:
- 18 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) concerning geological observations in the United States and the organisation of the USGS (1880-1891)
Dates: 05 March 1880 - 06 June 1891
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:
- 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).
Scope and Contents Drainage Map, showing a portion of Wyoming, Idaho and Utah, 1879, surveyed by the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories. Primary triangulation by AD Wilson; Topography by Henry Gannett, GB Chittenden, Gustavus R Bechler and FA Clark.
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton telling him that he is undertaking field work in New Mexico. He is concentrating on the plateau country aided by good topographic maps of the region. He tells Geikie that there are landforms and cliffs similar to those in Utah and Arizona with exposures of Triassic, Permain and Cretaceous strata. These are overlain with evidence of volcanic activity, ancient basalt of 50-200 feet depth on the plateau. Young basalt, in vast lava...
Dates: 21 July 1884
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton asking him to suggest 100 possible British and Irish recipients for gratuitous copies of his monograph on the volcanic geology of Utah: Report on the Geology of the High Plateaus of Utah, with Atlas, ( 1880) Includes a pencil list of possible recipients.
Dates: 05 March 1880