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424. lappuse - And, moreover, we have found that where science has progressed the farthest, the mind has but regained from nature that which the mind has put into nature. We have found a strange foot-print on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origin. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the foot-print. And Lo! it is our own.
256. lappuse - Science and the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of the National Research Council.
433. lappuse - Committees of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the...
187. lappuse - The Blue Mountains formed the eastern and southern shores of this lake, but its other limits are difficult to ascertain, as this whole country has since been deeply buried by successive overflows of volcanic rock. It is only where the latter have been washed away that the lake deposits can be examined. The discovery and first explorations in this basin were made by Rev. Thomas Condon, the present state geologist of Oregon. The typical localities of this Miocene basin are along the...
187. lappuse - ... the lake deposits can be examined. The discovery and first explorations in this basin were made by Rev. Thomas Condon, the present state geologist of Oregon. The typical localities of this Miocene basin are along the John Day River, and this name may very properly be used to designate the lake basin. The strata in this basin are more or less inclined and of great thickness. One section near the John Day River, examined by the writer in 1871 and again in 1873, seems to indicate a thickness of...
62. lappuse - Pennsylvanian rather than the Mississippian (either early or late). Again there is nothing in the collection that may be justly cited as definitely opposed to correlation of the Stanley with lower Pottsville or basal Morrow, which conclusion I reached in my 'Revision' mainly on physical and diastrophic considerations.
153. lappuse - The formations of the Chester Series in western Kentucky and their correlates elsewhere, in Part 2 of Mississippian formations of western Kentucky: Ky.
290. lappuse - Knowlton goes so far as to say that "relative uniformity, mildness, and comparative equability of climate, accompanied by high humidity, have prevailed over the greater part of the earth, extending to, or into, polar circles, during the greater part of geologic time since, at least, the Middle Paleozoic. This is the regular, the ordinary, the normal condition.
416. lappuse - ... reclaimed; this is diked to exclude the flood-tidal and freshet waters. At New Westminster the river is confined between drift ridges or upland areas, which rise 200 to 300 feet above the river. The upland area south of the river marks the inner edge of the delta and extends from a point on the river 3! miles below New Westminster nearly straight south to Boundary Bay. The delta is bounded on the north by the highland area extending from New Westminster nearly west to Point Grey. In its seaward...