New England: Mapping Boston: An Informal History

  1. John Rodgers,
  2. Thomas Grasso,
  3. William M. Jordan,
  4. Christopher Hepburn,
  5. Edward S. Belt,
  6. Markes E. Johnson and
  7. Gerald M. Friedman
  1. Richard S. Naylor

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT169p0004

Boston to Buffalo, in the Footsteps of Amos Eaton and Edward Hitchcock: Boston, Massachusetts To Washington, D.C. June 28-July 8, 1989

Boston to Buffalo, in the Footsteps of Amos Eaton and Edward Hitchcock: Boston, Massachusetts To Washington, D.C. June 28-July 8, 1989

How to Cite

Naylor, R. S. (1989) New England: Mapping Boston: An Informal History, in Boston to Buffalo, in the Footsteps of Amos Eaton and Edward Hitchcock: Boston, Massachusetts To Washington, D.C. June 28-July 8, 1989 (eds J. Rodgers, T. Grasso, W. M. Jordan, C. Hepburn, E. S. Belt, M. E. Johnson and G. M. Friedman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT169p0004

Author Information

  1. Department Of Geology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906522

Online ISBN: 9781118667255

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Keywords:

  • Bloody Bluff fault zone;
  • Boston Basin;
  • Carboniferous;
  • Pondville Conglomerate;
  • Roxbury Conglomerate;
  • Siluro-Ordovician;
  • Upper Devonian

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Errata

  • Field Trip Stops In Boston Area And Vicinily

  • Stop 1. Squantum “Tillite” (Boston South Quadrangle, Mass.)

  • Stop 2. Pondville Conglomerate (Blue Hills Quadrangle, Mass.; Chute, 1969)

  • Stop 3. Roxbury Conglomerate In Newfon (Newfon Quadrangle, Mass.)

  • Stop 4. Bloody Bluff Fault Zone (Concord Quadrangle, Mass.)

  • Stop 5. Purgatory “Stretched” Conglomerate (Newport Quadrangle, Rhode Island).

  • Stop 6. Worcester Coal Mine (Worcester North Quadrangle, Mass.)