IN this the latest contribution to the geology of the great Mid-Continent oilfields, Dr. Bosworth has contented himself with summarising the results of most of the recent work published by American geologists in the Bulletins of the United States Geological Survey, and in those of the Oklahoma and Texas Surveys in particular. His aim throughout has been to present the facts, leaving deductions to the intelligence of the reader, since, although he sets out with the intention of reviewing those facts, he does not succeed in attaining this end, for his final chapter, devoted to general conclusions, mainly deductive, occupies only a little more than five pages out of a total of 282 of text, and cannot be regarded as more than a somewhat hurried and noncommittal postscript to the preceding sections of the book.
Geology of the Mid-Continent Oilfields. Kansas, Oklahoma, and North Texas.
By Dr. T. O. Bosworth. Pp. xv + 314. (New York: The Macmillan Co.; London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1920.) Price 3 dollars.
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MILNER, H. Geology of the Mid-Continent Oilfields Kansas, Oklahoma, and North Texas . Nature 105, 608 (1920). https://doi.org/10.1038/105608a0