Preliminary Report Of The United States Geological Survey Of Montana And Portions Of Adjacent Territories;Being A Annual Report Of Progress

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Страница 164 - That said public park shall be under the exclusive control of the Secretary of the Interior, whose duty it shall be, as soon as practicable, to make and publish such rules and regulations as he may deem necessary or proper for the care and management of the same. Such regulations shall provide for the preservation, from injury or spoliation, of all timber, mineral deposits, natural curiosities, or wonders within said park, and their retention in their natural condition.
Страница 165 - ... all of the proceeds of said leases, and all other revenues that may be derived from any source connected with said park, to be expended under his direction in the management of the same, and the construction of roads and bridle-paths therein.
Страница 164 - Gardiner's rivers; thence east to the place of beginning, is hereby reserved and withdrawn from settlement, occupancy, or sale under the laws of the United States, and dedicated and set apart as a public park or pleasuring-ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people; and all persons who shall locate or settle upon or occupy the same, or any part thereof, except as hereinafter provided, shall be considered trespassers and removed therefrom.
Страница 222 - There are parts of Asia Minor, of Northern Africa, of Greece, and even of Alpine Europe, where the operation of causes set in action by man has brought the face of the earth to a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon; and though, within that brief space of time which we call "the historical period...
Страница 164 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Eepresentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the...
Страница 189 - It is about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth, but contracts at both ends.
Страница 223 - ... stretching eastward toward the Mississippi to the ninety-ninth meridian at some points and further eastward at others. These plains are almost entirely void of trees, the narrow fringes skirting a few of the streams not being of sufficient importance, except to early trappers and occasional Indian campers, to be taken into consideration. This belt, which varies in width from two to four hundred miles, extends from British Possessions on the north to the Rio Grande on the south, a distance of...
Страница 72 - But in what manner was it formed H 1 believe that the limestone was precipitated in the bottom of a lake, which was filled with hot springs, much as the calcareous matter is laid down in the bottom of the ocean at the present time. Indeed, portions of the rock do not differ materially from the recent limestones now forming in the vicinity of the West India Islands. The deposit was evidently laid down on a nearly level surface, with a moderately uniform thickness, and the strata are horizontal.
Страница 69 - The little orifices from •which the hot water issues are beautifully enameled with the porcelainlike lining, and around the edges a layer of sulphur is precipitated. As the water flows along the valley, it lays down in its course a pavement more beautiful and elaborate in its adornment than art has ever yet conceived. The sulphur and the iron, with the green microscopic vegetation, tint the whole with an illumination of which no decoration-painter has ever dreamed. From the sides of the oblong...
Страница 324 - Notes on the Geology of the Survey for the Extension of the Union Pacific Railway, ED, from the Smoky Hill River, Kansas, to the Rio Grande; Phila., 1868, pp.

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