Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle

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This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Van Horn Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.

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1 map : col ; 56 x 45 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Dept. of the Interior. January 1914.

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  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: Engraved and Printed by the U.S. Geological Survey
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

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Description

This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Van Horn Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.

Physical Description

1 map : col ; 56 x 45 cm.

Notes

"Surveyed in 1904-1905."

"Edition of Jan. 1914, reprinted with corrections Dec. 1913."

"Surveyed in cooperation with the University of Texas Mineral Survey." "Geology by G.B. Richardson. Surveyed in 1907-08."

Source

  • Geologic Atlas of the United States, Van Horn Folio No. 194 published in 1914.

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Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

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Geologic Atlas of the United States: Van Horn Folio, Texas (Book)

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Van Horn Folio, Texas

This atlas contains three colored maps and aereal views from the regions around the Van Horn, Texas quadrangle including topography, and structure sections of the territory comprising El Paso County and Culberson County. The illustrated text of the atlas discusses the geological elevation of the area, provides in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as the economic geology of the region, precious metals and minerals.

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  • January 1914

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Start & End Dates

  • 1904 - 1914

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • March 15, 2010, 9:06 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 1, 2011, 10:54 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

United States. Dept. of the Interior. Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle, map, January 1914; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11823/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .