A series of columnar sections constructed from surface observations and the records of eleven oil wells situated between Bradford in McKean County and Ridgway in Elk County showing the relation of the lower caboniferous coal beds to the Bradford oil producing sand and the thickening of the sub conglomerate rocks

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A series of columnar sections constructed from surface observations and the records of eleven oil wells situated between Bradford in McKean County and Ridgway in Elk County showing the relation of the lower caboniferous coal beds to the Bradford oil producing sand and the thickening of the sub conglomerate rocks
Additional title: Relation of the lower carboniferous coal beds to the Bradford oil producing sand and the thickening of the sub conglomerate rocks
Names
Pennsylvania. Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey (Publisher)
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903 (Creator)
Ashburner, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1854-1889 (Creator)
Sheafer, A. W. (Arthur Whitcomb), 1856-1943 (Creator)
Hart, Lane S. (Printer)
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909 (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Place: Harrisburg, Pa.
Publisher: Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5130
Topics
Stratigraphic correlation -- Pennsylvania -- McKean County
Stratigraphic correlation -- Pennsylvania -- Elk County
Oil wells -- Pennsylvania -- McKean County
Oil wells -- Pennsylvania -- Elk County
Genres
Maps
Geological cross-sections
Charts
Diagrams
Notes
Statement of responsibility: J.P. Lesley, state geologist, Chas. A. Ashburner, asst. geologist, A.W. Sheafer, aid.
Content: Relief shown by spot heights.
Content: At head of title: Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, report of progress R. 1879.
Content: "Caboniferous" in title should be "carboniferous."
Content: "Vertical scale of sections, 100 feet to 1 inch. Note: The horizontal scale between the centers of the sections is 1 1/2 miles to 1 inch."
Content: In upper right margin: Report R, plate no. XI.
Content: Includes notes, table of "Geographical position of oil wells," and "Skeleton map showing the location of the oil wells."
Citation/reference: From The geology of McKean County and its connection with that of Cameron, Elk and Forest counties / by Chas. A. Ashburner. (Report of progress / Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania ; R)
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 12 sections on 1 sheet : color ; sheet 77 x 80 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 967348751
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646168
Folder number: US198.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b0025ac0-c0ac-0134-d91f-00505686a51c
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  • 2017: Digitized
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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A series of columnar sections constructed from surface observations and the records of eleven oil wells situated between Bradford in McKean County and Ridgway in Elk County showing the relation of the lower caboniferous coal beds to the Bradford oil producing sand and the thickening of the sub conglomerate rocks" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6615470-292c-0135-94ea-4b4d2ef64915

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A series of columnar sections constructed from surface observations and the records of eleven oil wells situated between Bradford in McKean County and Ridgway in Elk County showing the relation of the lower caboniferous coal beds to the Bradford oil producing sand and the thickening of the sub conglomerate rocks" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6615470-292c-0135-94ea-4b4d2ef64915

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1879). A series of columnar sections constructed from surface observations and the records of eleven oil wells situated between Bradford in McKean County and Ridgway in Elk County showing the relation of the lower caboniferous coal beds to the Bradford oil producing sand and the thickening of the sub conglomerate rocks Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f6615470-292c-0135-94ea-4b4d2ef64915

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A series of columnar sections constructed from surface observations and the records of eleven oil wells situated between Bradford in McKean County and Ridgway in Elk County showing the relation of the lower caboniferous coal beds to the Bradford oil producing sand and the thickening of the sub conglomerate rocks