A Partial Review of Israel Cook Russell's Geologic History of Lake Lahontan (1885) in Respect to Several More Recent Geologic Publications

 Collection
Identifier: 89-38

Scope and Contents

Report comparing Russell's book on the geologic history of Lake Lahontan, Nevada, with later works by Hoyt S. Gale, J. Claude Jones, S. T. Harding, George Hardmann, and Cruz Venstrom, especially centering on the origin of the name, the level of Pyramid Lake and its relationship with Winnemucca Lake, and theories of tufa formation as related to the age of Pyramid Lake. Includes photos of maps from Russell.

Dates

  • 1981

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

History student at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (28 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Report comparing Russell's book on the geologic history of Lake Lahontan, Nevada, with later works centering on the origin of the name, the level of Pyramid Lake and its relationship with Winnemucca Lake, and theories of tufa formation as related to the age of Pyramid Lake.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Report, James Hulse, Donation. 89-38

Title
Partial Review of Israel Cook Russell's Geologic history of Lake Lahontan (1885) in Respect to Several More Recent Geologic Publications
Status
Completed
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Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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