Formation of the Sediment Beds from "Our Romantic Niagara" by A.H. Tiplin - Details
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   Formation of the Sediment Beds from "Our Romantic Niagara" by A.H. Tiplin (image/jpeg)
Title Formation of the Sediment Beds from "Our Romantic Niagara" by A.H. Tiplin
Creator  Astrid Akkerman from a sketch by A.H. Tiplin
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Extent  5.5" by 8"
Medium (f)  Black & white sketch
Notes  The light areas on the map represent dry land during the Silurian period of the Palaeozoic Era. The Palaeozoic Era was the geological era containing the oldest forms of highly organized life, including reptiles and seed-bearing plants, dating back from 500 million to 350 million years ago. The Silurian Period, dates back 430 to 390 million years. Niagara District sedimentary deposits, mostly sandstone, shale and marine limestone, were laid down in the Silurian Period. This is the third period in geological time during the Palaezoic Era.
Provenance  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Date  1988
Subject  Geology - Niagara Falls
  Niagara Gorge
Place Name  North America (general region)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  385781
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 911px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization B&W Scan
Equipment Unknown
Date 2013-03-13
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D504823  Scan from book     

 

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