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Military geology and topography

a presentation of certain phases of geology, geography and topography for military purposes.

by National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Geology and Geography.

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Military topography,
    • Military geography,
    • Maps, Military,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHerbert E. Gregory, editor. Prepared and issued under the auspices of the Division of Geology and Geography, National Research Council.
      ContributionsGregory, Herbert E. 1869-1952.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE33 .N3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., [iii]-xv, 281 p.
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6611605M
      LC Control Number18020624
      OCLC/WorldCa545479

      During the American Civil War, geology and physiography figured prominently in military activities in southwestern Virginia. In this region, strategic mineral operations and the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, all crucial to the Confederate war effort, drew the . During World War I () military geological service to the armies became extensive and systematic. In the English, American, German, and Austro-Hungarian armies special military geology services were formed, whereas in the Russian, French, and certain other armies civilian geologists and scientific research establishments were involved in solving geological questions in the theaters of war.

      Military geology is the application of geological theory to warfare and the peacetime practices of the military. The formal practice of military geology began during the Napoleonic Wars; however, geotechnical knowledge has been applied since the earliest days of siege warfare. In modern warfare military geologists are used for terrain analysis, engineering, and the identification of resources. The Naval & Military Press offer specialist books and ground breaking CD-ROMs for the serious student of conflict. Our hand picked range of books covers the whole spectrum of military history with titles on uniforms, battles, official and regimental histories, specialist works containing medal rolls and casualties lists as well as titles for.

      Modern Cartographers; MILITARY MAPS AND AIR PHOTOGRAPHS. By A.K. Lobeck, Professor of Geology, Columbia University, and Wentworth J. Tellington, Instructor of. Military Geology at their headquarters in Tokyo, in the days of Douglas MacArthur. The Survey and the Corps of Engineers were joined in a high-level project to map the geology and resources of the major islands of the western Pacific that had been taken or regained by U.S. forces in World War II.


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