Geology of the upper Matanuska valley, Alaska

by Stephen R. Capps

Publisher: Govt. Print. Off. in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 92 Downloads: 314
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Places:

  • Alaska,
  • Matanuska Valley.

Subjects:

  • Geology -- Alaska -- Matanuska Valley.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Alaska -- Matanuska Valley.,
  • Petrology -- Alaska -- Matanuska Valley.

Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen R. Capps. With a section on the igneous rocks, by J.B. Mertie, jr.
ContributionsMertie, John Beaver, 1888-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 791
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 92 p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL252774M
LC Control Numbergs 27000126
OCLC/WorldCa4178137

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martin, G.C. (George Curtis), Geology and coal fields of the lower Matanuska valley, Alaska. Get this from a library! Geology and coal resources of the Little Susitna district, Matanuska coal field, Alaska. [Farrell F Barnes; Daniel Sokol; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- The results of subsurface exploration for coal in the western part of the Matanuska Valley. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hawkins, D. B. (Daniel Ballou), Sedimentary zeolite deposits of the Upper Matanuska Valley, Alaska. The Alaska Geological Society is an organization of both professional geoscientists and general earth science enthusiasts. Our mission is to promote interest in, and understanding of the geology of Alaska and to provide a forum to the public.

Geology And Coal Fields Of The Lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska: Martin, George Curtis, Frank James Katz: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Author: George Curtis Martin. Silt-laden waters of the Chickaloon River (right center) enter the Matanuska River at mile 76 (km ) of the Glenn Highway (upper right), a major highway connecting Anchorage to the rest of the state. The valley is forested with black cottonwood, balsam poplar, white spruce and paper : Knik Arm, Cook Inlet. In the colonization of a part of the Matanuska Valley in south-central Alaska was undertaken by the federal government. The agricultural land, where the soil is fertile and deep, is limited in extent. The soil is loess, which is being deposited even today, and clearly demonstrated is the part that glaciation may play in the formation of such by: 6. Geology and Coal Fields of the Lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska: George Curtis Martin: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Author: George Curtis Martin.

Geology and Coal Fields of the Lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska: George Curtis Martin, Frank James Katz: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Author: George Curtis Martin. USGS Bulletin #, Geology of the Upper Matanuska Valley, Alaska, Capps, , States: "Another Route To Upper Boulder Creek Follows the West Bank of Chickaloon River Northward for 6 . USGS Bulletin #, "Geology of the Upper Matanuska Valley, Alaska," Capps, , States: "From the Boulder Creek Flats the Nelchina District May Be Reached By One of Three. The Matanuska Valley is the fertile, somewhat-agricultural region ranging from the estuary of the upper Knik Arm to the Matanuska River headwaters 60 miles to the northeast, at the terminus of the Matanuska Glacier. The Susitna Valley is a much different animal. It reaches from a broad delta near Cook Inlet, approximately opposite Turnagain Arm.

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Mertie, J.B., Jr.,Igneous rocks of the upper Matanuska Valley, p. Maps & Other Oversized Sheets. Plate 1, Topographic map of the upper Matanuska Valley, scale( M) Plate 2, Geologic map of the upper Matanuska Valley, scale( M) Pl Coal sections at Chikaloon mine and on property of Chikaloon Coal Co.

GEOLOGIC MAP OF LOWER MATANUSKA VALLEY, ALASKA [Barnes, F.F.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. GEOLOGIC MAP OF LOWER MATANUSKA VALLEY, ALASKAAuthor: F.F. Barnes. In connection with a geologic survey of the upper Matanuska Valley inCapps,4 assisted by the writer, mapped on a recon­ naissance scale the geology of the south flank of the Matanuska Valley from Gravel Creek as far west as Kings Mountain.

The present investigation was Cited by: 1. According to Martin (), unit is at least 1, m thick. Grantz () reported results of a stratigraphic reconnaissance of the Matanuska Formation and found it to include several mappable lithologic units and suggested that when these units are defined as formations, the Matanuska Formation merits elevation to.

State of Alaska Alaska / Natural Resources DNR / Geological & Geophysical Surveys DGGS / Publications Pubs / I I USGS I Geologic map of lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska. Igneous rocks of the upper Matanuska Valley. Authors:Igneous rocks of the upper Matanuska Valley, in Capps, S.R., and Mertie, J.B., Jr., Geology of the upper Matanuska Valley, Alaska: U.S.

Geological Survey Bulletinp. Publication Products. This publication is part of a larger work. Please see B for more information. Soil Survey of Matanuska-Susitna Valley Area, Alaska ix Summary of Plates Plate 1—Windblown silt or loess forms a cloud of dust above the barren floodplains of the Knik and.

Economic geology of the Castlegate, Wellington, and Sunnyside quadrangles, Carbon County, Utah. Excerpt from Geology and Coal Fields of the Lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska The area described in this report covers about square miles and is situated in Geology of the upper Matanuska valley lower part Of the Matanuska Valley, in the south-central part of Alaska.

It is about 25 to 50 miles northeast of tidewater at the head of Cook Inlet and about miles north of Seward Cited by: 7. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Capps, Stephen R. (Stephen Reid), Geology of the upper Matanuska valley, Alaska. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Inthe Federal Emergency Relief Administration created an experimental farming community known as the Matanuska Valley Colony as part of the New Deal resettlement plan.

Situated in the Matanuska Valley, about 45 miles northeast of Anchorage, Alaska, the colony was settled by families from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. The colony project cost about $5, and, after five.

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Geology of the upper Matanuska Valley, Alaska (NGMDB) Metadata Updated: Octo This record is maintained in the National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB). The NGMDB is a Congressionally mandated national archive of geoscience maps, reports, and stratigraphic information, developed according to standards defined by the cooperators, i.e.

Matanuska-Susitna Valley (/ m æ t ə ˈ n uː s k ə s uː ˈ s ɪ t n ə /) (known locally as the Mat-Su or The Valley) is an area in Southcentral Alaska south of the Alaska Range about 35 miles (56 km) north of Anchorage, Alaska.

It is known for the world record sized cabbages and other vegetables displayed annually in Palmer at the Alaska State Fair. It includes the valleys of the. The Matanuska Valley is a part of the lowland lying north of the Chugach Mountains in south-central Alaska (fig.

1 and pi. The valley of the Matanuska River and the lowland extending westward from it to the Susitna River are in the Matanuska and Wasilla Cited by: 2. Alaska because r~nlike the western llnited States, Alaska did not have extensive 'l'ertiary lake basins in which volcanic detritus was deposited.

Using the conditions of Fig~~re 1 as a guide, attention was directed to the 'l'alkeetna forn~ation in the upper Matanuska Valley. A literature search pertaining to. PP / Wahrhaftig, C.

and Black, R. / QUATERNARY AND ENGINEERING GEOLOGY IN THE CENTRAL PART OF THE ALASKA RANGE, A. Quarternary Geology of the Nenana River Valley and adjacent parts of the Alaska Range, B.

Engineering Geology along part of the Alaska Railroad,pb, pages, 10 plates (in pocket), 58 figs., 8 tables, $ Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S.

Government. unknown publication date Complete unplanned ISO Topic Category geoscientificInformation National Geologic Map Database Geology Geologic map NGMDB National Geologic Map Database. Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Resume of Quaternary Geology Road Log and Locality Description Upper Cook Inlet Region and Matanuska Valley - Reger - - Field Trip Guidebooks - Wiley Online LibraryCited by: 4.

USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) National Geologic Map Database. General Information. Title: Geology of the upper Matanuska Valley, Alaska Author(s): Capps, S.R.

Publishing Organization: U.S. Geological Survey Series and Number: Bulletin Publication Date: Map Scale:Cross Section: Yes North Latitude: 61° 52' 55" N () South Latitude: 61° 43' 59" N (). - Buy Geology and Coal Fields of the Lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska book online at best prices in India on Read Geology and Coal Fields of the Lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : George Curtis Martin.

Geology in the Mat-Su Valley. The Matanuska-Susitna Valley has been perfectly carved over thousands of years to frame glaciers, mountains, rivers, and becoming an entrance to exploration today.

This valley is located in the southeastern region of Alaska, dipping into the interior. Martin G. and Katz F. GEOLOGY AND COAL FIELDS OF THE LOWER MATANUSKA VALLEY, ALASKA USGS Bull. # some wear, no wps, ex-lib, light dampstain, mild wrinking but fair to good copy, cloth tape on spine, contents good, 98 pp., 19 plts, 12 figs., including three folding pocket maps bound in at rear.

Maps are good. Exposed in Matanuska Valley; Matanuska River flows nearly along strike of series. Consists chiefly of shales (red, green, and buff), many coarser beds including heavy bed of conglomerate not less than ft thick at base of Castle Mountain. Limestone bed, ft thick, is exposed near Limestone Gap and along upper course of Bubb Creek.

Surficial geology of an area adjoining the edge of the Matanuska Valley, Alaska() Results of specific-gravity test of a well at Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, Matanuska, Alaska. Buy the Hardcover Book Geology And Coal Fields Of The Lower Matanuska Valley, Alaska by George Curtis Martin atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in. Buy Geology and coal fields of the lower Matanuska valley, Alaska by George Curtis Martin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. State of Alaska Alaska / Natural Resources DNR / Geological & Geophysical Surveys DGGS / Publications Pubs / SR 6 SR 6 DGGS SR 6 Sedimentary zeolite deposits of the upper Matanuska Valley, Alaska.The Matanuska Formation consists of more than 3 km ( mi) of sedimentary strata exposed in the northern Chugach Mountains, Matanuska Valley, and southern Talkeetna Mountains of South-Central Alaska.

The Matanuska Formation contains strata from Early Cretaceous to Late Cretaceous (Maestrichtian).Parts of the formation contain abundant marine mollusks, foraminifera, and : North America.FIGURES 1. Map of the Matanuska Valley agricultural area.

Index map in upper left corner. Boxed area shown in detail in figure 4. development in Alaska and is the site of the Matanuska Valley colony, established in The principal communities are Palmer and Wasilla.

Eugged mountains flank the lowland on the north and by: