The mineral region of Lake Superior comprising its early history

those parts of Dr. Douglass Houghton"s reports of 1841 and "42 relating to the mineralogy of the district ... accompanied by the corrected map of the mineral agency office and a chart of Lake Superior
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Geology -- Superior, Lake, Region, Mines and mineral resources -- Superior, Lake, R
Other titlesReports of Wm. A. Burt and Bela Hubbard, Esqs. on the geography, topography and geology of the U.S. surveys of the mineral region of the south shore of Lake Superior, for 1845.
Statementby Jacob Houghton.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 52342.
The Physical Object
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Pagination191 p.
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ISBN 100665523424

The mineral region of Lake Superior comprising its early history [microform]: those parts of Dr. Douglass Houghton's reports of and ' 42 relating to the mineralogy of the district accompanied by the corrected map of the mineral agency office and a chart of Lake Superior by Houghton, Jacob.

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Houghton. Lake Superior, most northwesterly and largest of the Great Lakes of North America and one of the world’s largest bodies of fresh water.

It is miles ( km) long (east to west), and its greatest width is miles The mineral region of Lake Superior comprising its early history book km) from north to south. It has a maximum depth of 1, feet ( meters).

With its rich history of providing mineral wealth, the Lake Superior region will no doubt continue to be a rock-solid resource to the world. A great place to see minerals: The A.E.

Seaman Mineral Museum at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan, displ of mineral. The first three items, details of a larger map of the Mineral Lands around Lake Superior, place the pursuit of commodities into its territorial context. These Mineral Lands contained rich deposits of metal ores, essential elements in the processes of industrialization and urbanization.

When manufactured into iron and steel, these metal ores. Page - Michigan basin as far south as Milwaukee and of the Green Bay lobe in the Green Bay-Lake Winnebago trough to a point south of Fond du Lac, Wis.

The ice also crowded westward in the Fox and Wolf River valleys. The red silt composing the laminated clay and the matrix of the massive pebbly clay is thought to have come from the Lake Superior region, being brought into the Green Bay and.

Mineral Lake Area and History. Nestled in the forested mountains in view of the majestic Mount Rainier, Mineral Lake, located only 17 miles from the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park and easily accessible off Highway 7 between Elbe and Morton, offers.

Lake Superior Rocks & Minerals: A Field Guide to the Lake Superior Area. Recommended by a SuperiorTrails friend & rock hound, this new guide has actual photographs of various rocks and minerals found on Lake Superior beaches.

Co-author Bob Lynch is owner of Agate City Rocks and Gifts in Two Harbors Minnesota. DVD: How to Find Agates. Karen Brzys. Strawberry Hill Werkshop: A History and Collector's Guide, by Wayne Pettit, is a book designed to be a reference source for collectors of Strawberry Hill Pottery, ceramics, offering a bit of history for those interested in what were some of the cultural influences of the Thunder Bay area in the s, 80s and the early.

When he moved from Douglas, Arizona, to Two Harbors inhis eyes were opened to Lake Superior’s entirely new world of minerals. InBob and his wife Nancy, whom he taught the art of jewelry making, acquired Agate City Rock Shop, a family Reviews: The Lake Superior Regiment wrote a unique page in Canadian military history when, in Holland init became the first contingent in the Canadian Army ever to engage and sink enemy ships.

The action occurred in the region of St. Phillipsland on the Rhine when the LSR (M) encountered enemy naval vessels in the harbour at Zipje. Stratigraphy, structure and mineral resources of east-central Minnesota (MGS Field Trip Guidebook Series no. 9) 3.

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Quaternary geology of the Duluth area 4. Geology of the Mesabi Iron Range 5. Geol. history & engineering the western Lake Superior region 6. Cambrian and Ordovician stratigraphy and paleontology of SE MN 7. By iron ore was being exploited from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, later to be exploited from Minnesota and Ontario—all part of the Lake Superior iron district.

After iron, in the s, gold fever in Minnesota, Ontario, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula further fueled human development of the Great Lakes region. Beard's directory and history of Marquette County [Mich.]: with sketches of the early history of Lake Superior, its mines, furnaces, etc., etc.

(Detroit: Hadger & Bryce, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Iron mines and mining. Geological map of the mineral region around Lake Superior, including portions of Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.

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COVID Updates: The Wisconsin Historical Society hours have changed. See a full list of COVID Closures and Events HERE. Lake Superior Geology. Great fire-fountains of basaltic lava feed flows that will soon coalesce to form a broad, crepe-like lava flow hundreds of square miles in area on a barren plain in this illustration of the early stages of a typical large fissure eruption in the Lake Superior area.

MS Book and Mineral Company Minerals from the Lake Superior Region: Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota: Thumbnail images below are mineral to enlarge To order a mineral give the mineral name and the number of the specimen(s) you wish to purchase.

You will receive that exact specimen. Satisfaction is guaranteed. Celestite. Lake Superior Region: Geology, Scenery and Minerals. A "slide show" on three levels. Introduction. The 30 colour photographs in this show depict a counter-clockwise tour of geological features around Lake Superior, the world's largest freshwater lake (see Fig.

The rocks of Lake Superior's northern shore date back to the early history of the earth. During the Precambrian (between billion and million years ago) magma forcing its way to the surface created the intrusive granites of the Canadian Shield.

These. The MRS in the Lake Superior region is remarkably well preserved despite its great age, and erosion over millennia has exposed many mineral deposits at or near the surface. There are, however, differences at the deposit scale that are distinctive to a specific time interval or geological setting of the MRS, and to magmatic or hydrothermal.

smithsoniancontributionstoknowledge. ancientmining shoresoflakesuperior. by charleswhittlesey. [acceptedforpublication,april,].

The Temagami Greenstone Belt (TGB) is a small billion year old greenstone belt in the Temagami region of Northeastern Ontario, represents a feature of the Superior craton, an ancient and stable part of the Earth's lithosphere that forms the core of the North American continent and Canadian belt is composed of metamorphosed volcanic rocks that range in composition from.

of California. However early in his career he examined and reported on the mineral region of Lake Superior. This biography includes numerous letters that express the emotions behind his work and life while in the Lake Superior region.

Budge, J. The Practical Miner's Guide. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Mineral exploration was one of the primary drivers for the survey, and much of the Lake Superior Division’s work was concentrated in copper- and iron-rich areas of the Lake Superior area, including the Marquette region of Michigan, the Menominee and Gogebic regions of Michigan and Wisconsin, the Lake Vermilion and Mesabi regions of Minnesota.

Pitezel, John H. Lights and Shades of Missionary Life: Containing Travels, Sketches, Incidents, and Missionary Efforts, During Nine Years Spent in the Region of Lake Superior.

Cincinnati, OH: Western Book Concern, Pitezel was a missionary at Sault Ste. Marie. Polack, William G. Bringing Christ to the Ojibways of Michigan. A Story of the.

The Great Lakes: the national history of a changing region is a gracefully written natural history. Growing up beside Lake Superior, this was a 'must read' for me. The text is very readable and the pictures are glorious. Our continent's inland seas must be protected/5(10).

This is only a sampling of the many issues explored in Langston’s book, which is well worth a read. Sustaining Lake Superior is thoroughly researched and well documented, passionately written and easy to read.

The clarity and energy might benefit at times from less repetition and cleaner organization, but the author has managed an incredible feat in painting the complex environmental history.

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Lake Superior during the time of French supremacy, comprise all that is known of the early history and discoveries in the Northwest. The religious impressions which the teachings of these worthy missionaries made upon the savage mind faded and disappeared when the presence of those who had inculcated them was withdrawn.

These pious doctrines.The soft hematite, which later came to comprise the bulk of the ore shipped from the Lake Superior area, was contemptuously called Lake Superior mud.

Bywith the employment of more sophisticated smelting procedures, some furnace operators began using the .After a childhood in Hamilton, New York, Schoolcraft gained attention for the reports and journals he wrote on trips west to explore mineral deposits in Arkansas, Missouri, and the old Northwest.

Later, he joined the Cass expedition to the Lake Superior region, where he served as an Indian agent in St. Mary (Sault Ste. Marie) from to