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USGS Professional Paper 1202 : 1981 : Deformation of host rocks and flow of magma during growth of minette dikes and breccia-bearing intrusions near Ship Rock, New Mexico. By Paul T. Delaney and David D. Pollard. 61p. 1 large plate in pocket, 38 figures, 6 tables. A description of the northeastern dike based on mechanical analyses of fracturing of host rock, flow of magma, and transport of heat. $4

USGS Professional Paper 1210 : 1981 : Weathering rinds on andesitic and basaltic stones as a Quaternary age indicator, Western United States. By Steven M. Colman and Kenneth L. Pierce. Weathering rinds can effectively differentiate Quaternary deposits according to relative age and, with calibration, can be used to estimate numerical ages. 56 pages, 21 figures, 7 tables. (bumped corner, faint soil on cover). $2

USGS Professional Paper 1211 : 1982 : Johnstown-western Pennsylvania storms and floods of July 19-20, 1977. Author: Hoxit. 1982. 68p. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1212-A : 1982 : Stratigraphy and diagenetic history of the lower part of the Triassic Chitistone Limestone, Alaska. Author: Armstrong Geologic relations of Kennecott-type copper deposits, Wrangell Mountains, Alaska. 1982. 26p. (bumped edge) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1216-A : 1982 : A Late Devonian (Frasnian) microbiota from the Farewell-Lyman Hills area, west-central Alaska. Author: Mamet. 1982. 20p. (Short tear on back cover, repaired.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1217 : 1982 : Simulated effects of ground-water development on potentiometric surface of the Floridan Aquifer, west-central Florida. Author: Wilson. 83p. 2 plates in pocket. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1218 : 1982 : Aeroradioactivity maps in heavy-mineral exploration; Charleston, South Carolina, area. By Eric R. Force, Andrew E. Grosz, Patricia J. Loferski, and Arthur H. Maybin. 19 pages, 5 figures, 13 tables, 2 plates in pocket. When used with other data to differentiate anomalies, aeroradioactivity maps are useful tools in exploring for placer heavy-mineral deposits. (Good, small library label and pocket) $3

USGS Professional Paper 1221 : 1982 : Tertiary volcanic rocks and uranium in the Thomas Range and northern Drum Mountains, Juab County, Utah. By David A. Lindsey. 71 pages, 23 figures, 8 tables. The geologic setting and controls of uranium mineralization in a volcanic environment. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1222 : 1982 : Upper Cretaceous subsurface stratigraphy and structure of coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Author: Valentine Based on 24 wells along transects. 33p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1223 : 1981 : Seismic intensities of earthquakes of conterminous United States; their prediction and interpretation. By J. F. Evernden, W. M. Kohler, and G. D. Clow. Description of a model for computing intensity patterns for earthquakes. Demonstration and explanation of systematic variations of attenuation and earthquake parameters throughout the conterminous United States. 56 pages, 5 plates in pocket, 25 figures, 30 tables.

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Good (Back cover has light soil or short edge tears.) - $4
Fair (Generally Good, but turning edge noticeably bumped) - $2

USGS Professional Paper 1225 : 1981 : Petrogenetic modeling of a potential uranium source rock, Granite Mountains, Wyoming. Author: Stuckless. 34p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1227 : 1982 : The oilspill risk analysis model of the US Geological Survey. Author: Smith. 40p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1230 : 1982 : Environmental geology of the Front Range urban corridor and vicinity, Colorado. By Wallace R. Hansen and Eleanor J. Crosby. With a section on physical properties and performance characteristics of surficial deposits and rock units in the Greater Denver area. By Ralph R. Shroba. A descriptive summary of geologic conditions in a region of varied physiography and rapid urbanization. 99p., 33 figures, 11 tables. (bumped corner) $2

USGS Professional Paper 1231-A : 1981 : The central Virginia volcanic-plutonic belt; an island arc of Cambrian(?) age. By Louis Pavlides. (Contributions to the geology of the Virginia Piedmont). 34 pages, 12 figures, 5 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1231-B : 1982 : Middle and Upper Paleozoic granitic rocks in the Piedmont near Fredericksburg, Virginia : geochronology. By Louis Pavlides, Thomas W. Stern, Joseph G. Arth, Kathleen G. Muth, and Marcia F. Newell. (Contributions to the geology of the Virginia Piedmont). Several suites of plutonic rocks have been identified by geologic mapping and isotopic age dating in the polydeformed and metamorphosed Piedmont near Fredericksburg, Virginia. 9 pages, 4 figures, 2 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1232 : 1982 : Jurassic (Oxfordian and Late CAllovian) ammonites from the Western Interior region of the United States. By Ralph W. Imlay. Marine waters invaded Montana in late Callovian time, advanced southward across Wyoming in early Oxordian time, and persisted in Montana during late Oxfordian time. 44 pages plus plates pages, 26 plates, 10 figures, 7 tables. (Bent corner) $2

USGS Professional Paper 1238 : 1982 : Geobiologic study of the South Texas outer continental shelf. Author: Hill. 36p. 1 plate in pocket. $1

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USGS Professional Paper 1240-B : 1981 : Facing geologic and hydrologic hazards; earth-science considerations. Edited by W. W. Hays. 109 pages, nicely illustrated, mostly in color. Illustrations, figures and tables are not numbered. Includes earthquakes, faulting, tsunamis, floods, landslides, expansive soils, subsidence, volcanic eruptions. If you want a lot of photos of Mother Nature wrecking havoc on hapless humans, this is your book! (Good. Slightly curved OR Ex-library) $5

USGS Professional Paper 1242 : 1982 : Perennial-streamflow characteristics related to channel geometry and sediment in Missouri River basin. By W. R. Osterkamp and E. R. Hedman. 37p, 12 figs., 10 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1244 : 1984 : Floods of May 1978 in southeastern Montana and northeastern Wyoming. Author: Parrett. 1984. 74p. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1246 : 1982 : Chemical weathering of basalts and andesites : evidence from weathering rinds. By Steven M. Colman. 51p., 27 figures, 16 tables. Weathering rinds preserve a wide spectrum of uncontaminated alteration products, and allow documentation of the mineralogic and chemical changes accompanying the weathering of basalts and andesites. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1247 : 1983 : Revision of Lithostrotionella (Coelenterata, Rugosa) from the Carboniferous and Permian. Author: Sando. 1983. 92p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1248 : 1982 : Compositional variations and abundances of selected elements in Granitoid Rocks and constituent minerals, Central Sierra Nevada Batholith, California by F.C.W. Dodge, H.T. Millard, Jr. and H.N. Elsheimer. A geochemical study of the lateral compositional variations in granitoid rocks across the central Sierra Nevada Batholith. 24p. (bumped edge) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1249 : 1982 : Volcanic eruptions of 1980 at Mount St. Helens, the first 100 days. By Bruce L. Foxworthy and Mary Hill. Lots of great color photographs, many before and after comparisons. Of interest to both the geologist and the layman interested in volcanology. 125p., heavily illus., color. (cover lightly rubbed) $10

USGS Professional Paper 1252 : 1982 : Estimation of the future rates of oil and gas discoveries in the western Gulf of Mexico. Author: Drew. 26p. (Light soil on cover.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1257 : 1987 : Bedrock aquifers in the Denver Basin, Colorado; a quantitative water-resources appraisal. By S. G. Robson. 73p. 5 plates in pocket, 37 figures, 10 tables. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1258-D : 1983 : Finite-Difference model predictions of the drastic retreat of Columbia glacier, Alaska. By R. A. Bindschadler and L.A. Rasmussen. (Studies of Columbia Glacier, Alaska). Discussion of a one-dimensional dynamic model developed to predict the retreat and the iceberg discharge from a large iceberg-calving glacier. 17p., 8 figures, 1 table. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1258-E : 1985 : Surface topography of the lower part of Columbia glacier, Alaska, 1974-1981. By L.A. Rasmussen and M. F. Meier. (Studies of Columbia Glacier, Alaska). Obtaining surface altitudes on a square grid by applying the method of “optimum interpolation” to irregularly positioned altitudes obtained by photogrammetry. 63p., 17 figs., 8 tables. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1260 : 1984 : Geophysical interpretation of the gneiss terrane of northern Washington and southern British Columbia, and its implications for uranium exploration. By John W. Cady and Kenneth F. Fox, Jr. Gravity highs suggest that gneiss domes of the Omineca crystalline belt are the surface expression of a zone of dense infrastructure. 29 page, 1 color plate in pocket, 7 figures, 1 table. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1261 : 1983 : Millerton Lake Quadrangle, west-central Sierra Nevada, California; analytic data. Author: Bateman. 20p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1265 : 1982 : Physiographic divisions and differential uplift in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge. Author: Hack. 49p. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1267 : 1985 : Geology of the Carlin gold deposit, Nevada. By Arthur S. Radtke. A detailed study of one of the largest disseminated-replacement gold deposits in North America. 124p., 6 plates in pocket (NOTE : errata sheet says that plates are numbered incorrectly in List of Illustrations and should be a total of 6, with 1 and 2 correctly combined as 1), 50 figures, 32 tables. Includes errata sheet. Specific mention is made of Lynn mining district, Roberts Mountains thrust, Tuscarora Mountains anticline, Blue Star Canyon fault, Sheep Creek fault, Sheep Creek Canyon fault, Hardie fault, Mill fault, Leeville fault, Eureka County. Text and plates are in a hardshell binder. SCARCE. Good (Plates and text are Excellent. Hardshell binder has a lightly soiled spine and a back hinge that is failing, an easy tape repair) - $148

USGS Professional Paper 1270 : 1984 : Element concentrations in soils and other surficial materials of the Conterminous United States. By Hansford T. Shacklette and Josephine G. Boerngen. An account of the concentrations of 50 chemical elements in samples of soils and other regoliths. 105 pages, 47 figures, 2 tables. Very Good. $5

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USGS Professional Paper 1272 : 1984 : High-temperature, large-volume, lavalike ash-flow tuffs without calderas in southwestern Idaho. By E. B. Ekren, D. H. McIntyre, and E. H. Bennett. Stratigraphy and petrology of rhyolites that were erupted as ash flows from depths too great to allow the development of calderas and at such high temperatures that the ash flows coalesced to form liquids before final emplacement and cooling. 76 pages, 2 plates in pocket, 40 figures, 10 tables. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1277 : 1983 : Hydrologic and geomorphic studies of the Platte River Basin. Paged in sections, about 200 pages, illustrated, 5 tables. Very Good $5

Contents of USGS PP 1277 :
A. Hydrologic and morphologic changes in channels of the Platte River basin in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska : a historical perspective.
B. Effects of water development on surface-water hydrology, Platte River basin in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska upstream from Duncan, Nebraska.
C. Hydraulic geometry of the Platte River near Overton, south-central Nebraska.
D. Interpretation of sediment data for the South Platte River in Colorado and Nebraska, and the North Platee and Platte Rivers in Nebraska.
E. Relation of channel-width maintenance to sediment transport and river morphology : Platte River, south-central Nebraska.
F. A stochastic streamflow model and precipitation model for the Platte River from Gothenburg to Grand Island, Nebraska.
G. Simulated hydrologic effects of possible ground-water and surface-water management alternatives in and near the Platte River, south-central Nebraska.
H. Ground-water hydrology of the Mormon Island Crane Meadows wildlife area near Grand Island, Hall county, Nebraska.

USGS Professional Paper 1280 : 1984 : Geologic setting and petrochemistry of the Late Cretaceous - early Tertiary intrusives in the northern Front Range mineral belt, Colorado. By Dolores J. Gable. 33p., 1 plate in pocket, 5 figures, 19 tables. A mineralogical, geochemical, and trace-element study of Cretaceous – Tertiary stocks and associated dikes in the northern Front Range mineral belt. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1281 : 1984 : Palynological evaluation of Cedar Mountain and Burro Canyon formations, Colorado Plateau. By R. H. Tschudy, B. D. Tschudy, and L. C. Craig. 24p., plus 9 plates on unnumbered pages. 8 figres, 2 tables. A description of the rocks and age determinations of the formations based upon their pollen and spore content. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1283 : 1982 : Annual nutrient loadings, primary productivity, and trophic state of Lake Koocanusa, Montana and British Columbia, 1972-80. Author: Woods. 24p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1285 : 1983 : The Black Creek-Peedee formational contact (Upper Cretaceous) in the Cape Fear River region of North Carolina. Author: Sohl. 37p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1286 : 1984 : Downstream effects of dams on alluvial rivers. By Garnett P. Williams and M. Gordon Wolman. 83 pages, 49 figures, 14 tables. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1287 : 1984 : Huebnerite veins near Round Mountain, Nye County, Nevada. By Daiel R. Shawe, Eugene E. Foord, and Nancy M. Conklin. 42p., 38 figures, 8 tables. A study of the geology, mineralogy, and chemistry of huebnerite-bearing veins suggest their formation during two major episodes of mineralization. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1289 : 1984 : Ecology and distribution of major diatom ecotypes in the southern Fort Union coal region of Montana. Author: Bahls. 1984. 151p. $3

USGS Professional Paper 1296 : 1983 : Evidence of floods on the Potomac River from anatomical abnormalities in the wood of flood-plain trees. By Thomas M. Yanosky. 42 pages, 18 figures, 9 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1299-AB : 1984 : Igneous activity and related ore deposits in the western and southern Tushar Mountains, Marysvale volcanic field, west-central Utah. Edited by Thomas A. Steven. $1

Contents of USGS PP 1299-A,B :
USGS PP 1299-A : Multiple episodes of igneous activity, mineralization, and alteration in the Western Tushar Mountains, Utah by Charles G. Cunningham and other. 21 pages, 9 figures, 2 tables.
USGS PP 1299-B : Geologic history and uranium potential of the Big John Caldera, Southern Tushar Mountains, Utah. By Thomas A. Steven and others. Pages 23-33, 3 figures, 1 table.

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USGS Professional Paper 1302 : 1984 : Basic concepts of kinematic-wave models. Author: Miller. 29p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1305 : 1985 : The ground-water flow system in northern Missouri with emphasis on the Cambrian-Ordovician aquifer. By Jeffrey L. Imes. 61p., 1 plate in pocket, 29 figs., 3 tables. Good/Fair (Damage to back cover.) - $1

USGS Professional Paper 1308 : 1984 : Stratigraphic, paleoclimatic, and paleobiogeographic significance of Tertiary sporomorphs from Massachusetts. Author: Frederiksen. 1984. 33p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1310 : 1987 : Oil shale, water resources, and valuable minerals of the Piceance Basin, Colorado; the challenge and choices of development. Compiled by O. James Taylor. 143 pages, 90 figures, 5 tables, many illustrations in color. Includes much of western Colorado from Rangely and Meeker to Delta and Grand Junction. (Good, cover lightly rubbed. Ex-library) $22

USGS Professional Paper 1312 : 1984 : The Richmond and Greenwich slices of the Hamburg Klippe in eastern Pennsylvania; stratigraphy, sedimentology, structure, and plate tectonic implications. Author: Lash. 40p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1314-AL : 1987 : Geological investigations of the Vermillion Creek coal bed in the Eocene Niland Tongue of the Wasatch Formation, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Edited by H. W. Roehler and P. L. Martin. Studies of the composition, resources, and paludal-lacustrine origin of a high-sulfur, radioactive coal bed in the Vermillion Creek basin. Contains 12 technical sections. 202 pages, 3 plates in pocket, 75 figures, 37 tables. $5

USGS Professional Paper 1316 : 1986 : Geology, earthquake hazards, and land use in the Helena area, Montana; a review. By Robert George Schmidt. A review of the earthquake problem at and near the capital of Montana, a first step toward the reduction of earthquake hazards in this rapidly developing region. 64 pages, 3 plates in pocket, 13 figures, 4 tables. (may have faint cover soil) $4

USGS Professional Paper 1319 : 1986 : Floods of April 1979, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Author: Edelen. 1986. 212p. $6

USGS Professional Paper 1321-A : 1987 : Rock units of the Precambrian basement in Colorado. By Ogden Tweto. (Geology of the Precambrian basement in Colorado). 54p., 1 plate in pocket, 4 figures, 1 table. Description and distribution of Proterozoic and Archean metamorphic and igneous rocks in outcrop and the buried basement in Colorado. (cover edges lightly sunned) $15

USGS Professional Paper 1323 : 1986 : Stratigraphic and volcano-tectonic relations of Crater Flat Tuff and some older volcanic units, Nye County, Nevada. By W. J. Carr, F. M. Byers, Jr., and Paul P. Prkild. 28 pages, 18 figures, 1 table. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1328-AE : 1986 : Stratigraphic studies of a late Quaternary barrier-type coastal complex, Mustang Island - Corpus Christi Bay area, South Texas Gulf Coast. Authors: Shideler and Flores. Geologic framework, seismic, physical, ostracodes, petrology, diagenesis, geochemistry, mineralogy. 95p. 11 plate in pocket. (Hardback binder for text and plates has damage to hinges, slight soil on back cover of text.) $5

USGS Professional Paper 1333 : 1985 : An approach for appraising the accuracy of suspended-sediment data.. Author: Burkham. 18p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1337 : 1984 : Onesquethawan stratigraphy (Lower and Middle Devonian) of northeastern Pennsylvania. Author: Epstein. 35p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1338 : 1986 : Effects of organic wastes on water quality from processing of oil shale from the Green River Formation, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. By J. A. Leenheer and T. I. Noyes. 56p., 36 figures, 24 tables. $1

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USGS Professional Paper 1343 : 1988 : Precambrian petrochemistry of the Northern Park Range, Colorado, and its implications for studies of crustal deviation. By George L. Snyder, Elaine L. Brandt, and Vertie C. Smith. 116p., 2 plates in pocket, 28 figures, 25 tables. Studies of sillimanite-grade Proterozoic rocks, particularly mafic and ultramafic intrusive bodies; local and statewide volume-weighted chemistry; and comparison of local crust-mantle chemical models with Earth crust-mantle chemical models. $3

USGS Professional Paper 1347 : 1985 : Sediment sources and transport in Kings Bay and vicinity, Georgia and Florida, July 8-16, 1982. Author: Radtke. 120p. (Soil on back cover.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1348 : 1987 : The geologic history of the Moon. By Don E. Wilhelms. With sections by John F. McCauley and Newell J. Trash. A comprehensive review of lunar science and evolution from the viewpoint of historical geology, based on data from both photogeologic observations and lunar-sample analysis. 302 pages plus 24 pages of plates, 12 plates (two pages each), plus a huge number of figures (numbered by chapter). This is an OVERSIZE softcover book, 14.5” x 11”. SCARCE, will require insured shipping method. (Good. All Very Good, except covers are rubbed, most noticeably at spine. Paper over spine also a bit rough. Binding nice and tight, pages crisp, white and glossy). $295

USGS Professional Paper 1354 : 1987 : Petrology and chemistry of the Joe Lott Tuff Member of the Mount Belknap Volcanics, Marysvale volcanic field, west-central Utah. Author: Budding. 47p. 1 plate in pocket. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1355 : 1988 : The Giles County, Virginia, seismic zone; seismological results and geological interpretations. By G. A. Bollinger and Russell L. Wheeler. A description of a newly recognized seismogenic zone, with contributions towards evaluation of its seismic hazard. 85 pages, 32 figures, 12 tables. (bumped corner) $2

USGS Professional Paper 1356 : 1986 : Neogene tectonics and geomorphology of the eastern Uinta Mountains in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. By Wallace R. Hansen. 78p., 47 figures, 2 tables, frontispiece. The relationship of a widespread erosion surface and its capping of conglomerate to the subsequent structural and drainage history of a classic region. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1358 : 1988 : Paleontology, taphonomy, and stratigraphy of the Browns Park formation (Oligocene and Miocene) near Maybell, Moffat county, Colorado. By James G. Honey and Glen A. Izett. 52p., 18 figures, 17 tables. Descriptions of fossil mammals from the Browns Park Formation in northwestern Colorado, with a discussion of the stratigraphy of the formation and the burial mechanics of the fossils. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1359 : 1987 : Late Cenozoic tectonism of the Sacramento Valley, California. By David S. Harwood and Edward J. Helley. 46 pages, 1 plate in pocket, 25 figures. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1360 : 1985 : Evaluating earthquake hazards in the Los Angeles Region : an earth-science perspective. Edited by J. I. Ziony. 505 pages, heavily illustrated. An integrated set of studies describing methods for evaluating geologically controlled earthquake hazards as a basis for reducing future losses. This very fat book includes an introduction plus 15 technical reports on various aspects of the subject. Includes Tsunami, Hazard reduction, Surface-faulting, Ground motion, Shear-wave, Liquifaction, Land-slides, Unstable slopes off-shore, more. $12

USGS Professional Paper 1362 : 1987 : An early-20th-century uplift in southern California. By Robert O. Castle, Michael R. Elliott and Thomas D. Gilmore. A description of the evolution of an earlier regional uplift in southern California that compared closely with the 1959-76 cycle in both distribution and magnitude. Issued in a hardshell binder. 70 pages, 10 plates in pocket, 31 figures, 3 tables. This copy includes the re-issue copy of Plate 10 which was printed incorrectly the first time. (Good. Hardshell binder has light wear, contents all very good). $2

USGS Professional Paper 1364 : 1988 : Revised instrumental hypocenters and correlation of earthquake locations and tectonics in the central United States. By David W. Gordon. New determinations of hypocenters and magnitudes of instrumentally recorded earthquakes, 1931-1980, in the central United States, and an investigation of the association of seismicity with geologic structure in the region. 69 pages, 27 figures, 6 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1366-A-D : 1988 : The bedrock geology of Massachusetts. Edited by Norman L. Hatch, Jr. Illustrated, chapters not issued separately. (Fair. Red cover is a bit rubbed, spine end has a short tear, binding was glued incorrectly and first ten pages are only partly glued in). $1

Contents of USGS PP 1366-A-D :
USGS PP 1366-A : The Pre-Silurian geology of the Rowe-Hawley Zone. By Rolfe S. Stanley and Norman L. Hatch, Jr. 39 pages, 28 figures.
USGS PP 1366-B : Stratigraphy of the Connecticut Valley Belt. By Norman L. Hatch, Jr., Peter Robinson, and Rolfe S. Stanley. 34 pages, 23 figures.
USGS PP 1366-C : Post Taconian structural geology of the Rowe-Hawley Zone and the Connecticut Valley Belt west of the Mesozoic basins. By Norman L. Hatch, Jr., and Rolfe S. Stanley. 36 pages, 20 figures.
USGS PP 1366-D : The Whately Thrust : a structural solution to the stratigraphic dilemma of the Erving Formation. By Peter Robinson, Norman L. Hatch, Jr., and Rolfe S. Stanley. 23 pages, 14 figures, 1 table.

USGS Professional Paper 1366-E-J : 1991 : The bedrock geology of Massachusetts. Edited by Norman L. Hatch, Jr. Illustrated, chapters not issued separately. (Good. Red cover is a bit rubbed.) $15

Contents of USGS PP 1366-E-J :
USGS PP 1366-E : Stratigraphy of the Milford-Dedham Zone, eastern Massachuesetts : an Avalonian Terrane. By Richard Goldsmith. With a section on Mesozoic and Tertiary stratigraphy of Cape Cod and the nearby islands. 62 pages, 16 figures, 8 tables.
USGS PP 1366-F : Stratigraphy of the Nashoba Zone, eastern Massachuesetts : an Enigmatic Terrane. By Richard Goldsmith. With a section on Massabesic Gneiss complex (OZma). 22 pages, 8 figures.
USGS PP 1366-G : Stratigraphy of the Merrimack Belt, central Massachusetts. By Peter Robinson and Richard Goldsmith. 37 pages, 9 figures, 1 table.
USGS PP 1366-H : Structural and metamorphic history of eastern Massachusetts. By Richard Goldsmith. 63 pages, 15 figures, 3 tables.
USGS PP 1366-I : Intrusive rocks of eastern Massachusetts. By David R. Wones and Richard Goldsmith. 61 pages, 27 figures, 16 tables.
USGS PP 1366-J : Radiometric ages of rocks in Massachusetts. By Robert E. Zartman and Richard F. Marvin. 19 pages, 1 figure, 2 tables.

USGS Professional Paper 1369 : 1986 : Hydrology, geomorphology, and Dam-break modeling of the July 15, 1982 Lawn Lake Dam and Cascade Lake Dam failures, Larimer county, Colorado. By Robert D. Jarrett and John E. Costa. 78p., 2 plates in pocket, 70 figures, 13 tables. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1384 : 1987 : Flow model for open-channel reach or network.. Author: Schaffranek. 11p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1385 : 1986 : A model for the plastic flow of landslides.. Author: Savage. 32p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1386-E : 1993 : Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world. Edited by Richard S. Williams, Jr., and Jane G. Ferrigno. Landsat images, in conjunction with other data, have been used to map the extent of glaciers, update glacier inventories, determine changes in mass balance, and produce runoff estimates for hydroelectric power production. Includes glaciers of the alps (by region), glaciers of the Pyrenees, Spain and France, glaciers of Norway, glaciers of Sweden, glaciers of Svalbard and glaciers of Jan Mayen. 164 pages, 27 figures, heavily illustrated, many color photographs and satellite images. (light wear) $10

USGS Professional Paper 1388-AC : 1986 : Chemical and isotopic studies of granitic Archean rocks, Owl Creek Mountains, Wyoming. Author: Stuckless and Hedge Geochemistry, petrogenesis, geochronology, uranium-thorium-lead systematics. 48p. (Soil on front cover.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1389 : 1987 : Physical properties of the surface materials at the Viking landing sites on Mars. By H. J. Moore, R. E. Hutton, G. D. Clow and C. R. Spitzer. A summary of the results of the Physical Properties investigation of Viking Landers 1 and 2 during the Viking 1975 Project. 222 pages, frontispiece, 2 plates in pocket, 163 figures, 47 tables. $7

USGS Professional Paper 1390 : 1987 : Inertial instrument system for aerial surveying. Author: Brown. 103p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1393 : 1988 : Upper Cambrian-Lower Ordovician Notch Peak Formation in western Utah. By Lehi F. Hintze, Michael E. Taylor and James F. Miller. Lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, and regional correlations of the Notch Peak formation and descriptions of three new members. 29 pages, 11 figures, 4 tables,1 plate in pocket. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1394-A-G : 1986 : Devonian rocks and Lower and Middle Devonian Pelecypods of Guangxi, China, and the Traverse Group of Michigan. Edited by John Pojeta, Jr. Contains an introduction plus 6 technical reports. A state-of-the-art summary of the Devonian rocks of China, correlation of the Lower and Middle Devonian of the Guangxi Autonomous Region with the European Standards, and detailed lithologic descriptions of the major Lower and Middle Devonian sections in Guangxi from which pelecypods were collected. Systematic descriptions are given for the Lower and Middle Devonian pelecypods of Guangxi. The Chinese pelecypods are principally compared with the previously little studied Givetian pelecypods of Michigan, which are also described. 108 pages, PLUS 66 plates on the following 132 pages. 68 plates in total (2 folded in pocket, rest in text), 16 figures, 1 table. (Good. Ex-library. Lower spine end chipped, minor edge tears on back cover). $10

USGS Professional Paper 1397 : 1987 : Chemistry of ash and leachates from the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens, Washington. Edited by Todd K. Hinkley. Part A. Chemical and mineralogic aspects of observed fractionation of ash from the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Part B. Leachate chemistry of ash from the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. With a section on Laboratory methods developed for Moutn St. Helens water and acid leaching studies. Data and interpretation, from a large suite of well-documented samples from the explosive eruption. 64 pages, 11 figures, 26 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1398 : 1988 : The Pintail coal bed and barrier Bar G : a model for coal of Barrier Bar-Lagoon origin, Upper Cretaceous Almond formation, Rock Springs coal field, Wyoming. By Henry W. Roehler. Description of a paralic coal-forming depositional environment from studies of outcrops on the southeast flank of the Rock Springs uplift. 60 pages, 2 plates in pocket, 70 figures. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1402-F : 1995 : Geochemistry of water in aquifers and confining units of the Northern Great Plains in parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. By John F. Busby, Briant A. Kimball, Joe S. Downey, and Kathy D. Peter. (Regional aquifer system analysis - Northern Great Plains.) 146 pages, 2 plates in pocket, 96 figures, 21 tables. $6

USGS Professional Paper 1408-B : 1992 : Geohydrologic framework of the Snake River plain regional aquifer system, Idaho and eastern Oregon. By R. L. Whitehead. (Regional aquifer system analysis - Snake River Plain, Idaho.) 32 pages, 6 color plates in pocket, 14 figures, 5 tables. (bumped corner) $4

USGS Professional Paper 1409-D : 1991 (1st ed.) : Conceptual evaluation of regional ground-water flow in the carbonate-rock province of the Great Basin, Nevada, Utah, and adjacent states. By Thomas J. Burbey and David E. Prudic. (Regional aquifer system analysis - Great Basin, Nevada Utah.) 84p., 32 figs., 7 tables. $4

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USGS Professional Paper 1409-E : 1989 : Ground-water hydrology and simulated effects of development in Smith Creek valley, a hydrologically closed basin in Lander County, Nevada. By James M. Thomas, Stephen M. Carlton, and Lawrence B. Hines. (Regional aquifer system analysis - Great Basin, Nevada Utah.) 57p. 2 plates in pocket, 25 figs., 10 tables. (Bumped corner, cover may be slightly faded.) $2

USGS Professional Paper 1409-F : 1996 : Ground-water flow and simulated effects of development in Paradise Valley, a basin tributary to the Humboldt River in Humboldt County, Nevada. By David E. Prudic and Marc E. Herman. (Regional aquifer system analysis - Great Basin, Nevada Utah.) 92p., 38 figs., 19 tables. $12

USGS Professional Paper 1409-G : 1998 : Ground-water hydrology and simulated effects of development in the Milford area, an arid basin in southwestern Utah. By James L. Mason. (Regional aquifer system analysis - Great Basin, Nevada Utah.) 69p. 2 plates in pocket, 56 figs., 5 tables. $4

USGS Professional Paper 1409-H : 1994 : Ground-water flow and simulated effects of development in Stagecoach Valley, a small, partly drained basin in Lyon and Storey Counties, western Nevada. Author: Harrill Regional aquifer system analysis - Great Basin, Nevada Utah. 74p. $8

USGS Professional Paper 1414-B : 1993 : Regional aquifers in Kansas, Nebraska, and parts of Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming. Author: Jorgensen Geohydrologic framework. Regional aquifer analysis system - central midwest. 72p. 25 plates in pocket. (This is a HUGE set - Spine of holder measures 2" Spine of holder has rubbing marks at top and bottom.) $18

USGS Professional Paper 1414-E : 1993 : Hydrology of the Great Plains aquifer system in Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, and adjacent areas. By John O. Helgesen, Robert B. Leonard, and Ronald J. Wolf. (Regional aquifer analysis system - central midwest.) 80p., 10 plates in separate hardshell binder, 55 figs., 3 tables.

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USGS Professional Paper 1416-G : 1996 : Regional stratigraphy and subsurface geology of Cenozoic deposits, Gulf Coastal Plain, south-central United States. Author: Hosman Regional aquifer system analysis - Gulf coastal plain. 35p. 14 plates in pocket. (Good : Corners bumped on text and outer cardboard container, which also has wear along some of the fasteners.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1432 : 1988 : Determination of rock properties by borehole-geophysical and physical-testing techniques and ground-water quality and movement in the Durham Triassic basin, North Carolina. By Charles E. Brown. 29 pages, 1 plate in pocket, 13 figures, 12 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1442 : 1989 : Tectonically controlled fan delta and submarine fan sedimentation of Late Miocene age, Southern Temblor Range, California. By Robert T. Ryder and Alan Thomson. Sedimentation of conglomerate and subordinate sandstone of the Santa Margarita formation was intimately associated with the tectonic history of the San Andreas fault and the southern Temblor Range anticlinorium. 59 pages, frontispiece, 5 plates in pocket, 51 figures, 1 table. (turned edge bumped, otherwise very good). $20

USGS Professional Paper 1446-AB : 1988 : Stratigraphic distribution of fusulinid foraminifera from the Manzano Mountains, New Mexico. Author: Myers. 1988. 65p. (Corners barely bumped.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1447-B : 1989 : Magnitude and frequency of lahars and lahar-runout flows in the Toutle-Cowlitz river system. . By Kevin M. Scott. (Lahars and Lahar-runout flows in the Toutle-Cowlitz river system, Mount St. Helens, Washington). Geologic evidence suggests large, destructive flows have a recurrence interval of less than 100 years. 33 pages, 8 figures, 3 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1450 : 1987 : New interpretations of Paleozoic stratigraphy and history in the northern Laramie Range and vicinity, southeast Wyoming. By William J. Sando and Charles A. Sandberg. A revision of Paleozoic stratigraphy based on biostratigraphic analysis. 39 pages, 2 plates in pocket, 18 figures, 3 tables. (bumped corners) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1460 : 1988 : The Precambrian geology of Casper Mountain, Natrona county, Wyoming. By Dolores J. Gable, Arthur E. Burfoed, and Robert G. Corbett. With a section on The Geochemistry of tis ground water, by Robert G. Corbett. 50p., 1 plate in pocket, 24 figures, 16 tables, frontispiece. A mineral, geochemical, structural, and ground-water study of the Casper Mountain Precambrian terrain. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1461 : 1989 : Geologic interpretation of the gamma-ray aeroradiometric maps of central and northern Florida.. Author: Grosz. 48p. 5 large plates in pocket. (Corners bent (not folded). Back cover has extra wear and soil.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1467 : 1988 : Floods of March 1982 in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Illinois. Author: Glatfelter 1988. 36p. $1

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USGS Professional Paper 1470 : 1994 : Gradation processes and channel evolution in modified West Tennessee streams; process, response, and form. Author: Simon. 83p. (Corners bumped.) $3

USGS Professional Paper 1471 : 1988 : Ash-flow eruptive megabreccias of the Manhattan and Mount Jefferson calderas, Nye county, Nevada by Daniel R. Shawe and David B. Snyder. Megabreccias associated with the Manhattan and Mount Jefferson calderas possess characteristics that suggest origin by ash-flow eruption rather than by caldera-wall collapse. 28 pages, 3 color plates in pocket, 17 figures. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1474 : 1988 : Bouguer gravity of Arkansas. Author: Hendricks. 31p. 2 plates in pocket. (Corners bumped.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1483 : 1992 : Plutonism in the central part of the Sierra Nevada Batholith, California. By Paul C. Bateman. 186 pages, 2 plates in pocket, 88 figures, 2 tables. A study of the structure, composition, and pre-Tertiary history of the Sierra Nevada batholith in the Mariposa 1 degree by 2 degrees quadrangle. $8

USGS Professional Paper 1491 : 1989 : Petrogenesis of two contrasting, late Archean granitoids, Wind River Range, Wyoming. By John S. Stuckless. 38 pages, 15 figures, 12 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1494 : 1991 : Floods of February 1980 in Southern California and central Arizona. Author: Chin. 1991. 126p. 3 plates in pocket. (Paper on spine slightly rough, one corner bumped.) $3

USGS Professional Paper 1496 : 1989 : Topographic and structural conditions in areas of gravitational spreading of ridges in the western United States. By D. J. Varnes, D. H. Radbruch-Hall, and W. Z. Savage. A study relating gravitational spreading of ridges to local topography and geologic structure. 28 pages, 42 figures, 1 table. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1500-A-J : 1992 : Assessment of regional earthquake hazards and risk along the Wasatch Front, Utah. Edited by Paula L. Gori and Walter W. Hays. This is ten different technical reports bound together. 320 pages, illustrated. Wasatch Fault Zone, Seismic hazard, Subsurface geology, Deformation, Neotectonic framework of the Central Sevier Valley Area, Neotectonics of the Hansel Valley – Pacatello Valley Corridor, Structure of the Salt Lake Segment, Morgan Fault, James Peak Fault of Cache valley, and more. (some library marks). $12

USGS Professional Paper 1510 : 1990 : Systematic paleontology of Quaternary ostracode assemblages from the Gulf of Alaska. Author: Brouwers Part 1, Families Cytherellidae, Bairdiidae, Cytheridae, Leptocytheridae, Limnocytheridae, Eucytheridae, Krithidae, Cushmanideidae. 1990. 69p. (Corners bumped.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1515 : 1990 : The San Andreas fault system, California. Edited by Robert E. Wallace. 283p., nicely illustrated with color. Includes 11 sections : General features, Geomorphic expression, geology and plate-tectonic development, Quaternary deformation, Seismicity 1980-86, Earthquake history 1769-1989, Present-day crustal movements and the mechanics of cyclic deformation, Lithospheric structure and tectonics from seismic-refraction and other data, Crustal and lithospheric structure from gravity and magnetic studies, Stress and heat flow, Additional reading and source material. $12

USGS Professional Paper 1518 : 1992 : Revised nomenclature, definitions, and correlations for the Cretaceous formations in USGS-Clubhouse Crossroads Dorchester County, South Carolina. Author: Gohn. 39p. 1 plate in pocket. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1519 : 1993 : Applications of research from the US Geological Survey program, assessment of regional earthquake hazards and risk along the Wasatch Front, Utah. Author: Gori. Contains 13 separate large sections, each with a different. Author. 167p. (Bottom of spine has rough spot.) $7

USGS Professional Paper 1530-A : 1993 : Field observations, preliminary model analysis, and aquifer thermal efficiency. Author: Miller. Cyclic injection, storage, and withdrawal of heated water in a sandstone aquifer at St. Paul, Minnesota. 55p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1538-L : 1995 : Gravity of the New Madrid seismic zone; a preliminary study. By V. E. Langenheim (Investigations of the New Madrid Seismic zone). 18p., 9 figures. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1538-P : 1995 : High-resolution, shallow, seismic reflection surveys of the Northwest Reelfoot Rift boundary near Marston, Missouri. By Jack K. Odum, Eugene A. Luzietti, William J. Stephenson, Kaye M. Shedlock, and John A. Michael. (Investigations of the New Madrid Seismic zone). 18p., 10 figures, 1 table. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1538-S : 1995 : Broadband seismology and small regional seismic networks. Author: Herrmann (Investigations of the new Madrid seismic zone.) 15p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1542 : 1993 : Allostratigraphy of the US middle Atlantic continental margin. Author: Poag. Characteristics, distribution, and depositional history of principal unconformity-bounded upper Cretaceous and Cenozoic sedimentary units. 81p. (bumped corner) $2

USGS Professional Paper 1545 : 1994 : Depositional framework and regional correlation of pre-Carboniferous metacarbonate rocks of the Snowden Mountain area, central Brooks Range, Northern Alaska. Author: Dumoulin. 1994. 72p. $3

USGS Professional Paper 1550-C : 1993 : The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 – preseismic observations. Edited by Malcolm J. S. Johnston. (Earthquake occurrence). 85p., illus. Includes 10 different papers with topics such as Low-frequency electromagnetic-field measurements; Streamflow increase, Strain measurements, Shear-strain precursor; Hydrothermal precursors, Borehole strain measurements, and more. $3

USGS Professional Paper 1550-F : 1994 : The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 – Tectonic processes and models. Edited by Robert W. Simpson. (Earthquake occurrence). 131p., illus. Includes 6 different lengthy papers. $5

USGS Professional Paper 1551-A : 1994 : The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 – Strong Ground Motion. Edited by Roger D. Borcherdt. (Strong Ground Motion and ground failure). 272p., illus, includes 16 lengthy papers. (Spine rubbed) $14

USGS Professional Paper 1551-E : 1994 : The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 – Hydrologic disturbances. Edited by Stuart Rojstaczer. (Strong Ground Motion and ground failure). 64p., illus, includes 5 papers. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1551-F : 1992 : The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 – Marina district. Edited by Thomas D. O’Rourke. (Strong Ground Motion and ground failure). 215p., illus, includes 9 lengthy papers. $8

USGS Professional Paper 1553-B : 1993 : The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 – Public response. Edited by Patricia A. Bolton. (Societal response). 69p., illus., includes 6 papers. $2

USGS Professional Paper 1553-C : 1994 : The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989 – Fire, police, transportation, and hazardous materials. Edited by Craig Van Anne and Charles Scawthorn. (Societal response). 44p., illus., includes 5 papers. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1554 : 1994 : Evolutionary, biostratigraphic, and taxonomic study of calcareous nannofossils from a continuous Paleocene-Eocene boundary section in New Jersey. By Laurel M. bybell and Jean M. Self-Trail. Calcareous nannofossils were examined from upper Paleocene and lower Eocene marine sediments from six coreholes that were drilled in southern New Jersey. Microfossil data from New Jersey were compared to and were found to be consistent with material examined from the Atlantic coastal plain of Alabama, Maryland, and Virginia. The biostratigraphic and lithostratigraphic data indicate continuous deposition across the Paleocene-Eocene boundary in the part of New Jersey. 116p., followed by 38 plates on unnumbered pages, 27 figs., 3 tables. $8

USGS Professional Paper 1555 : 1996 : Stratigraphy, structure, and graptolites of an Ordovician and Silurian sequence in the Terra Cotta Mountains, Alaska Range, Alaska. Author: Churkin. 1996. 84p. 4 plates in pocket. (Fair/Poor : Lower right corner of text wavy from having been wet, nothing stuck, cover slightly discolored here. Plates are NOT damaged.) $1

USGS Professional Paper 1560 Volumes 1 AND 2 : 1996 : Assessing earthquake hazards and reducing risk in the Pacific Northwest. In two volumes, each contains a text volume and folded plates in an illustrated box. Edited by Albert M. Rogers, Timothy J. Walsh, William J. Kockelman, and George R. Priest. Two volume set. Very Good (Ex-library. Volume one container has light wear and is missing inner extra-container sleeve. Volume two container like new. All contents are very good). $50 for 2 volume set (see below for Volume 1 alone if that is all you need)

Contents of USGS Professional Paper 1560 :
USGS PP 1560 Volume 1 : 1996 : 306 pages, 3 folded plates (on a total of 5 sheets), 146 figures, 21 tables. This volume contains an overview of earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, a glossary and a conversion table, as well as 10 technical reports on Tectonic Setting, Paleoseismicity, and Tectonics and Geophysics.
USGS PP 1560 Volume 2 : 1998 : Pages 307-545, plates 4-9 (on 6 sheets), figures 147-250, tables 22-54. Contains 13 technical reports on Earthquake Hazards, Ground-Motion prediction, Ground failure, and Implementation.

USGS Professional Paper 1560 Volume 1 : 1996 : Assessing earthquake hazards and reducing risk in the Pacific Northwest : VOLUME ONE. Edited by Albert M. Rogers, Timothy J. Walsh, William J. Kockelman, and George R. Priest. 306 pages, 3 folded plates (on a total of 5 sheets), 146 figures, 21 tables, in a printed folder. This volume contains an overview of earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, a glossary and a conversion table, as well as 10 technical reports on Tectonic Setting, Paleoseismicity, and Tectonics and Geophysics. (Like New) $35 for Volume One.

USGS Professional Paper 1572 : 1997 : Numerical simulation of ground-water flow through glacial deposits and crystalline bedrock in the Mirror Lake area, Grafton county, New Hampshire. By Claire R. Tiedeman, Daniel J. Goode, and Paul A. Hsieh. 50p., 25 figs., 10 tables. $3

USGS Professional Paper 1576 : 1997 : Recurrence intervals for great earthquakes of the past 3,500 years at northeastern Willapa Bay, Washington. Author: Atwater. color photo cover. 108p. (Faint soil back cover.) $3

USGS Professional Paper 1577 : 1997 : Evidence for hot Mississippi Valley-type brines in the Reelfoot Rift complex, south-central United States, in Late Pennsylvanian-Early Permian. Author: Leach. 36p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1580 : 1997 : Paleomagnetic and 40Ar/39Ar geochronologic data from late Proterozoic mafic dikes and sills, Montana and Wyoming. Author: Harlan. 16p. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1602 : 1998 : Geology, age, and tectonic setting of the cretaceous Sliderock Mountain Volcano, Montana. By Edward A. Du Bray and Stephen S. Harlan. Physical and compositional development of an Upper Cretaceous stratovolcano in south-central Montana. 19 pages, 12 figures, 2 tables. $1

USGS Professional Paper 1650-A : 2000 : Atlas of relations between climatic parameters and distributions of important trees and shrubs in North America : Introduction and Conifers. By Robert S. Thompson, Katherine H. Anderson, and Patrick J. Bartlein. 269 pages, 22 figures, 4 tables. Plus MANY illustrations for all the various conifer species in the Atlas section, which is the bulk of the report. (Good, with Owner's initials on cover corner) Sold with 1650-B below. Price for two-volume set (A & B) = $45

USGS Professional Paper 1650-B : 2000 : Atlas of relations between climatic parameters and distributions of important trees and shrubs in North America : Hardwoods. By Robert S. Thompson, Katherine H. Anderson, and Patrick J. Bartlein. 423 pages, 2 tables, plus MANY illustrations for all the various hardwood species in the Atlas section, which is almost all of the report. (Very Good, with Owner's initials on cover corner) Sold with 1650-A above. Price for two-volume set (A & B) = $45

USGS Professional Paper 1654 : 2002 : Mineral and energy resource assessment of the Gallatin National Forest (exclusive of the Absaroka – Beartooth Study Area), in Gallatin, Madison, Meagher, Park, and Sweet Grass counties, south-central Montana. Edited by Anna B. Wilson, Jane M. Hammarstrom, and Bradley S. Van Gosen. This report is intended for use with USGS Map I-2584, which was issued separately. Numbered in sections, about 200 pages, well illustrated. Contains 10 technical sections numbered as USGS PP 1654 A-J. (Good/fair : first few pages have an indentation and mild wear) $15

USGS Professional Paper 1698 : 2005 : Energy Resource Studies, Northern Front Range, Colorado. Edited by Neil S. Fishman. 162 pages, nicely illustrated in color, 78 figures, 9 tables, 1 plate in pocket. Consists of 6 technical reports numbered as sections A through F. Oil and Gas exploration and development, Saline soils, Natural Gas, Coal, more. (Very Good) $12

USGS Professional Paper 1720 : 2006 : The Cerrillos Uplift, the La Bajada constriction, and hydrogeologic framework of the Santo Domingo Basin, Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico. Edited by Scott A. Minor. 189 pages, nicely illustrated in color, plus 6 plates on a CD-ROM. Consists of 7 technical reports numbered as sections A through G. (Like New, includes CD). $12

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