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Lead mines of the lower Kentucky river valley

Willard Rouse Jillson

Lead mines of the lower Kentucky river valley

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Published by J.P. Morton & company, incorporated in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

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  • Kentucky.
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    • Lead mines and mining -- Kentucky.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Willard Rouse Jillson. Address delivered before the Kentucky academy of science and Kentucky geological society at Lexington, Kentucky, April 26, 1940.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN453.K4 J5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 51 p.
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6423101M
      LC Control Number41020966
      OCLC/WorldCa3184278

      I was born at Millersburg, Kentucky on the Hinston fork of the South Licking River (near Blue Licks). I spent a good part of my life at Morgan, Kentucky in the beautiful South Licking River Valley, and practiced law with a law office in Cincinnati which overlooked the Licking River . Waterfowl. The North American Waterfowl Management Plan predates NABCI and, as such, planning units are based on joint ventures (JV) rather than BCRs. Kentucky falls within two JVs: the Lower Mississippi Valley JV (which covers BCRs 26 and 27 in Kentucky as well as part of BCR 24) and the Central Hardwoods JV (which covers all of BCR 24). Courtesy of the Kentucky Department of Parks. Kentucky lies in the south-central section of the United the north the Ohio River separates the state from Ohio, Indiana, and the northeast is West Virginia, which is separated from Kentucky by the Big Sandy River and its Tug Fork. Virginia is to the southeast. To the south is Tennessee. Appalshop Archive has made selections from two of its local television collections available on the Internet Archive: Early Headwaters Television, In Appalshop launched a weekly television series on WKYH-TV, the local NBC affiliate in Hazard, Kentucky. The .


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OCLC Number: Notes: "First edition." Description: xvi, 51 pages frontispiece, plates, map 24 cm: Responsibility: by Willard Rouse Jillson. Address delivered before the Kentucky academy of science and Kentucky geological society at Lexington, Kentucky, Ap Lead Minks of the Kentucky River Valley, by Willard Rouse Jillson, Se, D.

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