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The Big Basin, by Eloise J. Roorbach
Our forest reserves are becoming more and more appreciated - not only because of their invaluable usefulness, but for their ... [Read more]

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Prepared by C. McK. Laizure,
Mining Engineer of the California State Mining Bureau

There has been no commercial production of petroleum in Santa Cruz County, although small seepages of crude oil have been found and a number of wells drilled. According to J. C. Branner, J. F. Newson ..." [More]

Excerpted from Mineral Survey of Santa Cruz County - Petroleum and Potash by C. McK. Laizure