1 day ago · Florence Bascom (July 14, 1862 – June 18, 1945) was the second woman to earn her Ph.D in geology in the United States, and the first woman to receive a Ph.D from Johns Hopkins University, which occurred in 1893. She also became the first woman to work for the United States Geological Survey, in 1896.
1 day ago · The survey also claimed that 40% of Catholic women in the United States have cohabited outside marriage.  The 2013 British Social Attitudes survey showed that Catholics have become even more accepting than Anglicans of having children outside wedlock: in 1989, 73% of British Catholics thought people should marry before having children ...
1 day ago · In 1904, wire-drag surveys were introduced into hydrography, and the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey′s Nicholas H. Heck played a prominent role in developing and perfecting the technique between 1906 and 1916.
1 day ago · The Cuyahoga River (/ ˌ k aɪ. ə ˈ h ɒ ɡ ə / KY-ə-HOG-ə, or / ˌ k aɪ. ə ˈ h oʊ ɡ ə / KY-ə-HOH-gə) is a river in the United States, located in Northeast Ohio, that runs through the city of Cleveland and feeds into Lake Erie.
1 day ago · The Columbia Plateau is a geologic and geographic region that lies across parts of the U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. It is a wide flood basalt plateau between the Cascade Range and the Rocky Mountains, cut through by the Columbia River
1 day ago · Anna Jonas Stose (August 17, 1881 – October 27, 1974) was a major geological pioneer, who worked for the American Museum of Natural History, Maryland Geological Survey, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, Virginia Geological Survey, and the United States Geological Survey.
1 day ago · Silver Spring is a census-designated place (CDP) in southeastern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, near Washington, D.C. Although officially unincorporated , in practice it is an edge city  which had a population of 81,816 residents as of 2018.
1 day ago · In a September 2012 report, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) estimated that the Utica has a recoverable potential of 940 million barrels of oil, and approximately 38 trillion cubic feet ...