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The upper Chitina Valley, Alaska

Fred H. Moffit

The upper Chitina Valley, Alaska

by Fred H. Moffit

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Alaska.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Alaska.,
  • Physical geography -- Alaska.,
  • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Alaska.,
  • Intrusions (Geology) -- Alaska.,
  • Sedimentation and deposition -- Alaska.,
  • Paleontology -- Alaska.,
  • Stratigraphic correlation -- Alaska.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fred H. Moffit ; with a description of the igneous rocks, by R. M. Overbeck.
    SeriesGeological Survey bulletin -- 675
    ContributionsOverbeck, R. M. 1887-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded) :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23014618M

    From abstract: The Chitina Valley and adjoining area form part of a rugged alpine region in the southeast corner of the main body of Alaska and include a portion of the Chugach Mountains and most of the southern half of the Wrangell Mountains, to the north. The Chitina River is an eastern branch of the Copper River and rises in ice fields and valley glaciers occupying most of the country near. The Chitina River (Ahtna Athabascan Tsedi Na’ [ː.näʔ] Alaska. It begins in the Saint Elias Mountains at the base of Chitina Glacier and flows generally northwest through the Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve to meet the smaller river near Chitina.

    Geography. Chitina is located on the west bank of the Copper River at its confluence with the Chitina River on the Edgerton Highway, and junction with the McCarthy is 85 km (53 mi) southeast of Copper Center and km (66 mi) southeast of is outside the western boundary of the Wrangell - St Elias National Park and Preserve.. In , work had begun to convert the CR&NW. List of rivers of Alaska; References. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: F. H. Moffit's & R. M. Overbeck's "The Upper Chitina Valley, Alaska" () This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: U.S. Geological Survey's "U.S. Geological Survey professional paper" ().

    Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more. Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. Get this from a library! Cretaceous stratigraphy of the McCarthy A-4 quadrangle, southern Alaska. [David Lawrence Jones; Henry C Berg; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- "A description of the lithology and paleontology of three units of formational rank in the upper Chitina Valley region of Alaska.".


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The upper Chitina Valley, Alaska by Fred H. Moffit Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Upper Chitina Valley, Alaska, with a Description of the Igneous Rocks: Usgs Bulletin Paperback – April 2, by Fred Howard Moffit (Author), Robert Milton Overbeck Author: Robert Milton Overbeck.

The Upper Chitina Valley, Alaska, Issues Paperback – March 3, by Fred Howard Moffit (Author), Robert Milton Overbeck (Creator)Author: Fred Howard Moffit.

The Upper Chitina Valley, Alaska,Bulletin,2 figures and 13 plates including foldout maps in text and back pocket. Paperback – January 1, by F. Moffit (Author)Author: F. Moffit. Reconnaissance map of upper Chitina Valley, Alaska --Plate III. Geologic reconnaissance map of upper Chitina Valley, Alaska.

Series Title: Bulletin (Geological Survey (U.S.)), no. Other Titles: Map of lower Copper River and Chitina Valleys. Reconnaissance map of upper Chitina Valley, Alaska.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Moffit, Fred H. (Fred Howard). Upper Chitina Valley, Alaska. Washington: Department of the Interior, United. Get this from a library. The Upper Chitina Valley, Alaska With a description of the igneous rocks by R.M.

Overbeck. [Fred Howard MOFFIT; Robert Milton OVERBECK]. The upper Chitina Valley, Alaska, with a description of the igneous rocks Bulletin By: Fred Howard Moffit and Robert Milton Overbeck.

Overbeck, R.M.,Igneous rocks [of the upper Chitina Valley, Alaska], p. Maps & Other Oversized Sheets. Plate II, Topographic reconnaissance map of the upper Chitina Valley, scale( M) Plate III, Geologic reconnaissance map of the upper Chitina Valley.

Moffit F. and Overbeck R. UPPER CHITINA VALLEY ALASKA USGS Bull. # rear wp loose else vg copy, 82 pp 13 plts 2 figs. with discussion of Kiagna and Young Creek gold placers. Price: $ (stock#USGSB). The drive to McCarthy from Anchorage is breathtaking and is 4 to 5 hours and the minute flight from McCarthy up the Chitina Valley is a gem.

With the high peaks of the Wrangell Mountains on your left and the giant peaks, including Mt Logan, of the St Elias Mountains directly ahead of you, it is a breathtaking way to start your trip. Plan your cruise, land tour, or custom package. Discover Alaska's best destinations and excursions.

Videos, photos, and hundreds of expert advice articles. Moffit, F.H.,Mineral resources of the upper Chitina Valley, in U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral resources of Alaska, report on progress of investigations in U.S. Geological Survey Bulletinp. Publication Products. This publication is part of a larger work.

Please see B for more information. Keywords. Metals. Top of. B / Moffit, F. / THE UPPER CHITINA VALEY, ALASKA,afb, 82 pages, 13 plates (the two pocket plates were absent but have been replaced with jpeg images of the entire plates on a CD plus an extra copy of plate 6), 2 figs., $ The first study of the copper deposits of Chitina Valley by mem­ bers of the Geological Survey was made by F.

Schrader and A. Spencer 0 in At the same time a topographic map of the re­ gion, including Hanagita Valley on the south and lower Copper Kiver as well, was made by T. Gerdine and D. Witherspoon. Pros­. Upper Chitina River Valley. Hawkins Glacier, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Watercolor I did this sketch perched up on the lateral moraine of the Hawkins Glacier where I had a nice view of the fresh snowfall on the Chugach across the Chitina River.

One such relatively untouched region is surprisingly close to the well-traveled Chitina Valley of Alaska, whose natural gravel highways lead into the heart of the St.

Elias Range. The country north of the upper reaches of this valley and south of expansive Mt. Bona has been seen occasionally from planes, and glimpses have been recorded by the. Seitz, J.F.,Copper prospect site in upper Chitina Valley, in U.S.

Geological Survey, Contributions to economic geology of Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletinp. Publication Products. This publication is part of a larger work. Please see B for more information. Top of Page. Alaska Albian aluminum lithium micas ammonites analyses ash flows beds Bering Glacier Berryville biotites body chamber cations Chitina Chitina Valley coal balls composition contain cooling units Crillon Inlet Cushman d'Orbigny deposits faunule feet ferrous lithium micas figure flanks Foraminifera formulas fossils fragments Geology giant waves.

Chitina, a tiny settlement on the Edgerton Highway, has a history rooted in the copper mining boom years of the early s. Chitina’s story begins with the first big copper discoveries in the summer of Two men, Clarence Warner & Jack Smith, were directed to the Kennecott Glacier area (quite a ways from where.

the Chitina Valley is the Richardson Highway and one of its branches leading to the town of Chitina on the west side of the Copper River opposite the mouth of the Chitina River., At Chitina it is necessary to use a boat or an aerial tram to cross the Copper River, for the rail­ road bridge has been washed out.

East of the river the tracks of the. Chitina is nestled between two of the largest mountain ranges in North America; the Chugach Range, which stretches along the South Central Coast of Alaska and the Wrangell Mountains which are home to some of the tallest peaks and largest glaciers in the world.

The community is located in the Chitina Recording District.The majority of the Chitina River Valley, which the McCarthy Road is traveling through, lies between the Chugach Mountains to the south and the Wrangell Mountains to the north. A government explorer named Henry Allen ventured up the Chitina River in with two companions, hired to establish a route into the Alaskan interior and to collect.Hawley C.

C. and Clark A. L. GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE UPPER CHULITNA DISTRICT ALASKA USGS Prof. Paper #B Moffit F. H. GEOLOGY OF THE CHITINA VALLEY AND ADJACENT AREA wps with some wear, stamp, contents vg, pp., 3 plts, 1 fig, 3 insets of fossils.

Price: $ (stock#USGSBr) (stock#USGSBr) Moffitt F. H.