Sentence Examples


  • Subsequently he was appointed to the post of superintendent of education (1850-1853); at the same time he entered zealously into the geology of the country, making a special study of the fossil forests of the coal-measures.
  • Besides having practically all the anthracite, Pennsylvania has the thickest bituminous coal-measures, and most of the coal obtained from these is of the best quality.
  • The beds above the limestone are shales and sandstones, sometimes reaching the true Coal-Measures, but rarely younger than the English Millstone Grit.
  • Its centre is of volcanic rocks, complex in character, while the Coal-measures and New Red Sandstone appear round the edges.
  • The Upper Coal-Measures, as a rule, have been lost by denudation, much of which occurred before Triassic times.
 

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