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Reconnaissance of the gold fields of the southern Appalachians

George F. Becker

Reconnaissance of the gold fields of the southern Appalachians

by George F. Becker

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Gold mines and mining -- Appalachian Region, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby George F. Becker ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN423.A5 B5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p.
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL250735M
      LC Control Numbergs 06001047
      OCLC/WorldCa14637303

      AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOLOGY OF THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS by George D. Swingle Professor of Geology, Department of Geology and Geography University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. Gatlinburg is located at the eastern border of Tennessee near the heart of the classic Southern Appalachians. This resort city, the gateway to the Great Smoky File Size: 4MB. DWIGHT B. BILLINGS MARY BETH PUDUP ALTINA L. WALLER. Appalachia first entered American consciousness as a distinct region and people in the decades immediately following the Civil War when popular writers such as Will Wallace Harney began to describe the "strange land and peculiar people" of the southern Appalachian mountains in the pages of popular .

      Gold has been mined in the Southern Appalachians from placer de- posits and veins for more than years, and over I,, troy ounces (50, Kg.) of the metal have been produced. About This Book This book, like those of John Lomax has become one of the standard reference works on American folk is a compilation of traditional songs and tunes collected and transcribed by Sharpe and Campbell from the Southern Appalachian area of the United States in the early 's.

      GOLD ORE IN THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS coal fields, in northern Alabama (fig 1). The mean value for arsenic in Warrior coals (72 mg/kg) fields, coal mines and gold occurrences Figure 2. Map showing the concentration of arsenic in stream sediments of northern Alabama. Mine symbols as in Fig 1. Reconnaissance of the gold fields of southern Alaska with some notes on general geology / by George F. Becker Becker, George F. (George Ferdinand), [ Book, Government publication: ].


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Kauffman, W. Henry McNab, and Christopher J. Ulrey Abstract Forest environments of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and their characteristic plant communities are among the most varied in the Eastern United by: Appalachia first entered the American consciousness as a distinct region in the decades following the Civil War.

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The term has been in use since the early century. In general it has referred to dark-skinned, mixed race families of. The southern mountain country was spared, although ice fields to the north affected the temperatures and precipitation: longer cool cycles brought more rain and snow.

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