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Scenery of Florida, interpreted by a geologist

Charles Wythe Cooke

Scenery of Florida, interpreted by a geologist

by Charles Wythe Cooke

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Published by Published for the State Geological Survey in Tallahassee .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby C. Wythe Cooke.
SeriesGeological bulletin / State of Florida, Department of Conservation ;, no. 17, Geological bulletin (Tallahassee, Fla.) ;, no. 17.
ContributionsFlorida Geological Survey., Geological Survey (U.S.), Florida. State Board of Conservation.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/4621 (Q)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2507430M
LC Control Number87891121

  The Florida Geological Survey maintains a current list of publications. Downloadable List of FGS Publications (PDF)This document includes all formally published publications, a subject index, ordering instructions and an order form. This version contains hyperlinks to the full text downloadable digital documents as they become available. A majority of these documents are in.   Shaded relief map of the U.S. highlighting different tectonic settings. Superimposed in red are the more than National Park System sites. Letter codes are abbreviations for parks on Tectonic Settings pages and the Tectonic Settings—Master List on the Plate Tectonics & Our National Parks page.

This chapter discusses the geology and hydrogeology of the Florida Keys, and focuses on the islands formed of Pleistocene limestone. These islands, which are crossed when driving from Miami to Key West, are typically regarded as "the Florida Keys." The outstanding and fragile character of ecosystems on and around the Florida Keys has prompted State and Federal efforts to protect and preserve.   Learning about rocks and minerals gives students a deeper appreciation of the story behind the scenery in our national parks. Introduction. Rocks and minerals are all around us! They help us to develop new technologies and are used in our everyday lives. Our use of rocks and minerals includes as building material, cosmetics, cars, roads, and.

  University Press of Florida Book: Geology of the Florida Keys. Contributors: Eugene A. Shinn and Barbara H. Lidz. ISBN Numbers: Subject(s): Floridiana - Natural History. *SP 5 Summary of the geology of Florida and a guidebook to the classic exposures, by Harbans S. Puri and Robert O. Vernon, , p., 11 fig., 11 pl., 4 tables. SP 5 (Revised)-Summary of the geology of Florida and a guidebook to the classic exposures, by Harbans S. Puri and Robert O. Vernon, , p., 37 fig., 11 pl., 4 tables.


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