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Glacial geology and geographic conditions of the Lower Mohawk Valley

Albert Perry Brigham

Glacial geology and geographic conditions of the Lower Mohawk Valley

a survey of the Amsterdam, Fonda, Gloversville and Broadalbin Quadrangles

by Albert Perry Brigham

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Published by The University of the State of New York in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mohawk River Valley (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • Mohawk River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Glacial epoch -- New York (State) -- Mohawk River Valley.,
    • Geology -- New York (State) -- Mohawk River Valley.,
    • Mohawk River Valley (N.Y.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Albert Perry Brigham.
      SeriesNew York State Museum bulletin ;, 280.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .N82 no. 280
      The Physical Object
      Pagination133 p., [20] leaves of plates (1 fold. map) :
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6749000M
      LC Control Number30027265
      OCLC/WorldCa4218730

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Lawrence Cited by: 3.GG glacial drift (not recommended) use drift. glacial groove A deep, wide, usually straight furrow cut in bedrock by the abrasive action of a rock fragment embedded in the bottom of a moving glacier; it is larger and deeper than a glacial striation, ranging in size from a deep scratch to a small glacial valley.

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