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Schneider, Hyrum. “A Discussion of Certain Geologic Features of the Wasatch Mountains.” The Journal of Geology (The University of Chicago Press) 33, no. 1 (Jan-Feb 1925): 28-48.

Geology and mineralogy professor Hyrum Schneider wrote a paper describing the east rim of the Great Basin and provided new theories regarding the formation of the Wasatch fault and the Cache Valley.

Type of Publisher
University Press

Original Copyright Holder
University of Chicago. Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin started the journal in 1893 and served as editor after moving to the University of Chicago from the University of Wisconsin to start a new geology department.

Historical Article Distribution and Current Market
Historical distribution unknown. In his inaugural editorial, Chamberlin indicated that he wanted the journal to be “free of the usual financial embarrassments attending the publication of a scientific magazine,” which might mean he wanted it to be advertised and sold to a specialized audience instead the more traditional general audience. 1,331 libraries currently subscribe. The article is for sale by the University of Chicago Press.

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