Geology of the Prince William Sound Region, Alaska

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From introduction: This paper describes the geology of the Prince William Sound region, a part of south-central Alaska. It deals with the rocks of a section of the Coast Ranges that has been studied by various geologists over a period of many years and still offers basic problems that are unsolved. Prince William Sound is well known for its mining activities, but the intention here is to describe the areal and stratigraphic geology of the district rather than its mineral resources and to present a statement that will serve as a report of progress and a basis for more detailed ... continued below

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[94] p. : ill., map, charts, photographs ; 23 cm.

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Moffit, Fred H. 1954.

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From introduction: This paper describes the geology of the Prince William Sound region, a part of south-central Alaska. It deals with the rocks of a section of the Coast Ranges that has been studied by various geologists over a period of many years and still offers basic problems that are unsolved. Prince William Sound is well known for its mining activities, but the intention here is to describe the areal and stratigraphic geology of the district rather than its mineral resources and to present a statement that will serve as a report of progress and a basis for more detailed field work.

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[94] p. : ill., map, charts, photographs ; 23 cm.

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"Description of the geology of the region, with discussion of typical mineral deposits of geologic interest."

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Moffit, Fred H. Geology of the Prince William Sound Region, Alaska, report, 1954; Washington D.C. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc304415/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.