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us: Geological Survey of California

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    • us: State Geological Survey (California)
    • us: California State Geological Survey
    • us: California. State Geological Survey
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    • Later Established Forms

      • us: California Geological Survey
    • Earlier Established Forms

        California. State Geologist
    • Sources

      • found: Geology (Geological Survey of California). Geology, From 1860 to 1864, surrogate (a.e.) t.p. (Geological Survey of California)
      • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: California. State Geologist) LC manual cat. (usage: Geological Survey of California; State Geological Survey)
      • found: NUCMC data from Huntington Lib. for Pettee, W.H. Papers, 1847-1898 (California State Geological Survey)
      • found: California Department of Conservation California Geological Survey WWW Home page, Aug. 26, 2002 about us page ("Although the 'official name' for the Division remains the Division of Mines and Geology, in January 2002 the Department of Conservation's Director, Darryl Young, established its pseudonym as the California Geological Survey"; CGS; in 1851, the Legislature named John B. Trask as Honorary State Geologist; in 1853 the Legislature created the first California Geological Survey [Geological Survey of California] headed by Trask, who retained the title of State Geologist; in 1860 the Legislature passed an act creating the Office of State Geologist; in 1880 the State Mining Bureau, predecessor to the California Geological Survey, was established by the Legislature; in 1927 the Bureau became the Division of Mines within the Department of Natural Resources; in 1962 the Division of Mines was renamed the Division of Mines and Geology (DMG))
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-10-27: new
      • 2008-08-09: revised
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