Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories ..., Том 5, Част 1871

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Страница 164 - Gardiner's rivers ; thence east to the place of beginning; is hereby reserved and withdrawn from settlement, occupancy, or sale under the laws of the United States, and dedicated and set apart as a public park or pleasuring-ground for the benefit and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...
Страница 189 - It is about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth, but contracts at both ends.
Страница 163 - Persons are now waiting for the spring to open to enter in and take possession of these remarkable curiosities, to make merchandise of these beautiful specimens, to fence in these rare wonders, so as to charge visitors a fee...
Страница 165 - The Secretary may, in his discretion grant leases for building purposes, for terms not exceeding ten years, of small parcels of ground, at such places in said park as shall require the erection of buildings for the accommodation of visitors...
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 Î 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Страница 164 - II, section 1, paragraph 5, is hereby repealed." [HR 836, 89th Cong., 1st sess.] A BILL To provide a method for determining Presidential Inability, and for other purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Mates of America in Congress assembled, That...
Страница 320 - Cope, a carnivorous sea-reptile, no doubt adapted for deeper waters than many of the others. Like the snake-bird of Florida, it probably often swam many feet below the surface, raising the head to the distant air for a breath, then withdrawing it and exploring the depths 40 feet below, without altering the position of its body. From the localities in which the bones have been found in Kansas, it must have wandered far from land, and that many kinds of fishes formed its food is shown by the teeth...
Страница 83 - Above the Upper Falls the Yellowstone flows through a grassy, meadow-like valley, with a calm, steady current, giving no warning, until very near the falls, that it is about to rush over a precipice 140 feet, and then, within a quarter of a mile, again to leap down a distance of 350 feet.
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.

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