[Illustrations: Buried Valley of the Susquehanna River: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania]

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Illustrations that accompany a report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding a buried valley area (a deposit of clay, sand, and gravel) around the Susquehanna River in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania, near the city of Wilkes-Barre. Most of the images are cross sections of the area.

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  • Main Title: [Illustrations: Buried Valley of the Susquehanna River: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania]
  • Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
  • Added Title: United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 494
  • Added Title: [Figure 9.--Map showing contours of rock surface beneath the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications with various colors to indicate the depth of alluvium and glacial deposits over the surface of the rock in area between east Nanticoke and Plymouth.]
  • Added Title: [Figure 10.--Map showing contours of rock surface beneath the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications, with various colors to indicate the depth of alluvial and glacial deposits over the surface of teh rock in the area between Plymouth and north Wilkes-Barre.]
  • Added Title: Figure 13.--Map showing contours of rock surface beneath the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications with various colors to indicate the depth of alluvium and glacial deposits over the surface of the rock in the area between Pittston and the Luzeme-Lackawanna County line.
  • Added Title: Figure 14.--Cross section 1 of buried valley of Susquehanna River and its ramifications, looking east, Newport Creek in Newport Township, west of Glen Lyon.
  • Added Title: Figure 16.--Cross section 3 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and is ramifications, looking east, New port Creek in Newport Township, near the western end of Wanamie.
  • Added Title: Figure 17.--Cross section 4 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications, looking east, Newport Creek in Newport Township, 1 mile west of the Nanticoke-Newport Township boundary line.
  • Added Title: Figure 18.--Cross section 5 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Newport Creek in Newport Township and Nanticoke near their boundary line.
  • Added Title: Figure 19 (Part 1).--Cross section 6 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hanover Township and Nanticoke, west of the Pennsylvania Railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 19 (Part 2).--Cross section 6 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hanover Township and Nanticoke, west of the Pennsylvania Railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 20.--Cross section 7 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Nanticoke and Plymouth Township, near boundary line between Nanticoke and Hanover Township.
  • Added Title: Figure 21 (Part 1).--Cross section 8 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hanover and Plymouth Townships, 1 mile west of the D. L. and W. Railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 21 (Part 2).--Cross section 8 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hanover and Plymouth Townships, 1 mile west of the D. L. and W. Railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 22.--Cross section 9 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hanover and Plymouth Townships, near the D. L. and W. Railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 23.--Cross section 10 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hanover and Plymouth Townships and Plymouth Borough, one-half mile west of the Breslau bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 24.--Cross section 11 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hanover Township and Larksville Borough, near the Carey Avenue bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 25 (Part 1).--Cross section 12 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Wilkes-Barre Township, Wilkes-Barre, and Edwardsville and Larksville Boroughs at the Wilkes-Barre connecting railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: [Figure 25 (Part 2).--Cross section 12 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Wilkes-Barre Township, Wilkes-Barre, and Edwardsville and Larksville Boroughs at the Wilkes-Barre connecting railroad bridge.]
  • Added Title: [Figure 26 (Part 1).--Cross section 13 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Wilkes-Barre , Kingston, and Pringle, near the North Street bridge.]
  • Added Title: Figure 26 (Part 2).--Cross section 13 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Wilkes-Barre , Kingston, and Pringle, near the North Street bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 27 (Part 1).--Cross section 14 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Wilkes-Barre and Plains Townships, Wilkes-Barre, and Forty Fort and Swoyersville Boroughs, east of the Wilkes-Barre connecting railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 27 (Part 2).--Cross section 14 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Wilkes-Barre and Plains Townships, Wilkes-Barre, and Forty Fort and Swoyersville Boroughs, east of the Wilkes-Barre connecting railroad bridge.
  • Added Title: [Figure 28.--Cross section 15 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Wilkes-Barre, Plains Township, and Forty Fort and Swoyersville Boroughs, 1 1/2 miles east of the Wilkes-Barre connecting rairlroad bridge.]
  • Added Title: Figure 29 (Part 1).--Cross section 16 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Plains Township and Wyoming and West Wyoming Boroughs, near the Forty Fort-Wyoming Boroughs boundary line.
  • Added Title: Figure 29 (Part 2).--Cross section 16 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Plains Township and Wyoming and West Wyoming Boroughs, near the Forty Fort-Wyoming Boroughs boundary line.
  • Added Title: Figure 30 (Part 1).--Cross section 17 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Jenkins Township and Wyoming and West Wyoming Boroughs, near the Wyoming bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 30 (Part 2).--Cross section 17 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Jenkins Township and Wyoming and West Wyoming Boroughs, near the Wyoming bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 31 (Part 1).--Cross section 18 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Jenkins Township and Exeter Borough, three-fourths of a mile east of the Wyoming bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 31 (Part 2).--Cross section 18 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Jenkins Township and Exeter Borough, three-fourths of a mile east of the Wyoming bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 32 (Part 1).--Cross section 19 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Jenkins Township, Pittston, and Exeter Borough, near the West Pittston-Exeter boundary line.
  • Added Title: Figure 32 (Part 2).--Cross section 19 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Jenkins Township, Pittston, and Exeter Borough, near the West Pittston-Exeter boundary line.
  • Added Title: Figure 33 (Part 1).--Cross section 20 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Pittston Township, Pittston, and West Pittston and Exeter Boroughs, near Fort Jenkins bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 33 (Part 2).--Cross section 20 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Pittston Township, Pittston, and West Pittston and Exeter Boroughs, near Fort Jenkins bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 34.--Cross section 21 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Hughestown Borough, Pittston, and Duryea Borough, 1 mile east of Fort Jenkins bridge.
  • Added Title: Figure 35.--Cross section 22 of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River and its ramifications looking east, Duryea Borough, three-fourths mile west of Luzerne-Lackawanna county line.
  • Added Title: Figure 8.--Plan Map and Section Along Line of Tunnel Proposed in Project No. 5 to Marcus Hook, Pa.

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Illustrations that accompany a report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding a buried valley area (a deposit of clay, sand, and gravel) around the Susquehanna River in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania, near the city of Wilkes-Barre. Most of the images are cross sections of the area.

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This selection of materials from the Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) includes hard-to-find reports published by various government agencies. The technical publications contain reports, images, and technical descriptions of research performed for U.S. government agencies. Topics range from mining, desalination, and radiation to broader physics, biology, and chemistry studies. Some reports include maps, foldouts, blueprints, and other oversize materials.

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Buried Valley of the Susquehanna River: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania (Report)

Buried Valley of the Susquehanna River: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding a buried valley area (a deposit of clay, sand, and gravel) around the Susquehanna River in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania, near the city of Wilkes-Barre. According the the introduction, "The purpose of this report is to furnish data on the buried valley of the Susquehanna River that will be useful in solving the anthracite mine-water problem" and "This report (a) discusses the physical characteristics and the influence of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River on anthracite mining in the Wyoming Valley area of the Northern field, (b) correlates pertinent data relating to the buried valley, (c) presents accurate contour maps showing the position of the top of solid rock underlying the water-soaked valley-fill deposits in the buried valley, and (d) presents cross sections at regular intervals across the buried valley showing the irregularities in trend and bottom as well as the thickness, configuration, and nature of the materials composing the water-bearing valley-fill deposits" (p. 3).

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[Illustrations: Buried Valley of the Susquehanna River: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania], map, 1950~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12440/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.