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.

 

 

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  and Prairies and Lakes and Big Bend Country.

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.

 

 

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 (Bibliography and Subject Index download)- 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.

 

Classic Renaissance Age Geologic Publications

 

The Sacared Theory of the Earth Book I, Book II, Book III and Book IV. 1816 - by Bishop Thomas Burnet - T. Kinnsersley, Acton Place, England, http://books.google.com/books.

 

The Prodromus of Nicolas Steno's Dissertation Concerning a Solid Body Enclosed by Process of Nature within a Solid, 1916, an English Version by John Garrett Winter - The Macmillan  Company, London - http://books.google.com/books.

 

 

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