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Third Geological Survey of Pennsylvania

The Third Geological Survey of Pennsylvania existed from 1899 to 1919 and produced approximately twenty reports. Much of the work of the Survey was performed in conjunction with the U.S. Geological Survey and resulted in topographic and geologic mapping for half the state, published by the U.S.G.S.

The publications of the Third Survey are available as part of the Pennsylvania Geology Digital Collection

List of Publications
Volume Item
1899 Report of the commissioners of the State Geological and topographical survey
1899-1900 Report of the commissioners of the State geological and topographical survey (2nd)
1899-1906 Report of the commissioners of the State geological and topographical survey (3rd )
1906-08 Biennial report of the Topographic and geologic survey of Pennsylvania
1908-10 Biennial report of the Topographic and geologic survey of Pennsylvania
1910-12 Biennial report of the Topographic and geologic survey of Pennsylvania
1913-14 Biennial report of the Topographic and geologic survey of Pennsylvania
Report 1 Geology of the oil and gas fields in Sewickley quadrangle / by M.J. Munn ; surveyed in co-operation with the United States Geological survey.
Report 2 Geologic map of southwestern Pennsylvania. 1914
  with Geologic section (F-F) hrough Rogersville, Waynesburg, Masontown and Uniontown Quads.
  with Geologic section (E-E) thourgh claysville, Amity, Brownsville, and Connellsville Quads.
  with Geologic section (B-C) along northern boundary of Beaver, Sewickley, New Kensignton, Freeport, Elders Ridge and Indiana Quads.
  with Geologic section (D-D) ….
  with Geologic section (C-C) ….
  with Geologic section (B-B) …..
  with Geologic section (A-A) ….
  with Structural geology of SW Penn. ….
  with Areal geology of SW PA
  with Index map showing location of horizontal sections
Report 3 Geology of the oil and gas fields of the Clarion quadrangle / by M.J. Munn 1910.
Report 4 The mineral pigments of Pennsylvania / by Benjamin L. Miller. 1911
Report 5 Preliminary report on the talc and serpentine of Northampton county and the Portland cement materials of the Lehigh district / by Frederick B. Peck. 1911.
  with Geologic map of parts of Lehigh and Northhampton Counties, PA
Report 6 Graphite deposits of Pennsylvania / by Benjamin L. Miller. 1912
Report 7 Engineering data / Richard R. Hice. 1913
Report 8 The mineral production of Pennsylvania / Richard R. Hice.
Report 9 Minerals of Pennsylvania / by Amos P. Brown and Frederick Ehrenfield. 1913
Report 10 The Broad Top coal field of Huntington, Bedford and Fulton counties / by James H. Gardner.
  with Analyses of Broad top coals - plate i
  with Typical coal sections in the Broad top coal field (plate 2?)
  with Connected detailed sections showing all known coal beds in Broad Top coal field (plate iii?)
  with Geology of the Broad Top coal field, Bedford, Fulton and Huntingdon Counties. (plate 4?)
  with Area of Fulton coal bed in Broad Top coal field showing portion mined out (plate 5?)
  with Area of Barnett coal bed in Broad Top coal field showing protion mined out (plate 6?)
  with Are of Kelly Coal Bed in Broad Top coal field (plate 7?)
  with Structure-contours on the Kelly coal bed to accompany report on the Broad Top Coal field (plate 8?)
  with Topographic map of a portion of the east Broad Top coal fields (plate 9?)
  with plate X
  with Plate xi
  with Plate xii
  with Plate xiii
Report 11 The mineral production of Pennsylvania / Richard R. Hice
Report 12 Glass manufacture and the glass sand industry of Pennsylvania / by Charles Reinhard Fettke.
  Publications of the United States Geological Survey relating to Pennsylvania / Topographic and Geologic Survey of Pennsylvania. 1914.
  Pulications of the First and Second Geological Survey. 1917.
  Oil and gas map of southwest Pennsylvania. 1916.
  with Oil and gas pools of southwestern Pennsylvania