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

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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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1 atlas (9 p.), 4 leaves of plates : 3 col. maps, ill. ; 56 x 45 cm.

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United States. Dept. of the Interior. 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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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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1 atlas (9 p.), 4 leaves of plates : 3 col. maps, ill. ; 56 x 45 cm.

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Topography: Van Horn Quadrangle (Map)

Topography: Van Horn Quadrangle

This topographic map shows the elevations and location of private and public roads, railroads, building structures, bridges, and water sources and drainage structures in the Van Horn, Texas quadrangle. It contains a legend of each of the structural elements and a scale for the elevation and contour of the area.

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Topography: Van Horn Quadrangle, ark:/67531/metadc11825

Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle (Map)

Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle

This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found around the quadrangle region of Van Horn Texas. The map contains a legend that uses colors and line patterns to represent the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.

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Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle, ark:/67531/metadc11824

Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle (Map)

Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle

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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Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle, ark:/67531/metadc11823

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  • 1914

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  • 1913 - 1914

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 16, 2009, 3:10 p.m.

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  • Nov. 1, 2011, 10:56 a.m.

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United States. Dept. of the Interior. Geologic Atlas of the United States: Van Horn Folio, Texas, book, 1914; Washington D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth60972/: accessed March 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .