Texas Geology and Geography

 

TEXAS GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

 

This is the main page for Texas Geology and Geography

A collection of interesting articles on the subject

by

Owen D. Sveter

The following is a list of articles with links to the actual articles.

 

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4.16 Acre Lampasas River Frontage Property with House, 446 CR 2830, Lampasas, Texas

Texas Creek Names - A discussion of Creeks in Texas, the type of names and discussion of how some of the creeks were named.

Texas Dinosaurs - A discussion of Texas Dinosaurs and associated reptiles found in the Texas Panhandle Plains, Hill Country,  Prairies and Lakes, and Big Bend Country.

Texas Travis Peak Formation - Discussion of the basal Travis Peak Formation in Lampasas County, Texas.

Contact Between the Oakville and Catahoula Formations in Grimes County, Texas - A discussion of original field and laboratory work to determine the nature and type of contact between the two formations.

Pleistocene and Holocene Terrace Surfaces and Stratigraphic Deposits of the Lampasas River, Lampasas County, Texas - A discussion of an original field investigation of Pleistocene and Holocene surfaces and terraces on a portion of the Lampasas River, Lampasas County.

Engineering Considerations As Related to Water Well Rehabilitation Techniques - A discussion of procedures to follow in order to rehabilitate water wells.

Air Conditioning Earth Coupled Water Source Heat Pumps - Closed and Open Loop Systems - A discussion of the pros and cons of the system considering economics and mechanics.

 

Feasibility of Aquifer Recharge in the Houston Area (1985, revised 2014) - A discussion of aquifer recharge consideration for the Evangeline/Chicot Aquifers in the Houston Area.

 

 

Classic  Texas Geology Publications

 

First Annual Report of the Geological and Agricultural Survey of Texas - by S. B. Buckley, 1874, from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives, http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

Second Annual Report of the Geological and Agricultural Survey of Texas - by S. B. Buckley, 18746 from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives, http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

Third Annual Report of the Geological and Agricultural Survey of Texas - by E. T. Dumble, 1891, from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives, http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

The Geology of Texas, Vol. 1, Stratigraphy- by E. H. Sellards, W. S. Adkins and F. B. Plummer, 1932,  Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 3232, from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives, http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

The Geology of Texas, Vol. 2, Structural and Economic Geology- by E. H. Sellards, 1934,  Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 3401, from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives,  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

Geography and Geology of the Black and Grand Parries, Texas - by C. D, Walcott, 1901, Twenty-First Annual Report , Part VII, U. S. Department of Interior, from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives,  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

Handbook of Texas Cretaceous Fossils - by W. S. Adkins , 1928,  Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 2838, from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives,  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

Upper Cretaceous Ammonites from the Upper Gulf Coast of the United States - by Keith Young , 1963,  Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 6304, from the University of Texas at Austin Virtual Landscapes of Texas  Web site, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology - Publications Archives,  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/landscapes/utbu1.php.

 

Texas Geologic Map -1992 - Texas Bureau of Economic Geology.

 

Geologic Time Scale - 2012 - Geological Society of America.

 

 

Classic 19th Century Geologic Publications

Observations on the Geology of the United States of North America – William Maclure, 1817, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society – Contains remarks on the probable effects produced by the decomposition of different classes of rocks on the nature and fertility of soils; with a geologic map and cross sections.

Principals of Geology Book I – 1853 edition (9th), Sir Thomas Lyell – Historical sketch of the progress of geology with essays on the ancient state of the earth and its inhabitants.

Principals of Geology Book II – 1853 edition (9th), Sir Thomas Lyell – Observed changes in the inorganic world considering the effect of aqueous causes (rivers, springs, glaciers, waves, tides and currents) and igneous  or subterranean heat (volcanoes and earthquakes).

Principals of Geology Book III – 1853 edition (9th), Sir Thomas Lyell – Observed changes in the organic world now in progress , considering the nature and geographic distribution and theories of their creation and extinction , the influence of organic beings modifying the physical geography and their relation to volcanic, freshwater and marine deposits.

 

Classic 17th Century Geologic Publications

The Prodromus -  1916 Translation of 1669 Prodromus of  Nicolaus Steno's  Dissertation Concerning Geological Observations in De Solido Intra Solidum Naturaliter Contento Dissertationis Prodromus.

The Sacred Theory of the Earth Book I - 1816 edition of Rev. Thomas Burnet’s 1684 account Concerning the Primeval Earth and Concerning Paradise.

The Sacred Theory of the Earth Book II - 1816 edition of Rev. Thomas Burnet’s 1684 account Concerning the Primeval Earth and Concerning Paradise.

The Sacred Theory of the Earth Book III - 1816 edition of Rev. Thomas Burnet’s 1689 account Concerning the Conflagration.

The Sacred Theory of the Earth Book IV - 1816 edition of Rev. Thomas Burnet’s 1689 account Concerning the New Heavavens and New Earth and concerning the Consummation of All Things.

 

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