First published by Newton Horace Winchell, pioneer geologist who moved to Minnesota in 1872. (1839-1914). Winchell was its editor during its existence from 1888 to 1905.
- 1888. LeConte, Joseph The Flora of the Coast Islands of California in relation to Recent Changes of Physical Geography American Geologist 1:76-81, January-June 1888
- 1890. Yates, Lorenzo G. Notes on the Geology and Scenery of the Islands forming the Southern Line of the Santa Barbara Channel American Geologist 14:43-52, January-June 1890
- [original in SCIF archives]
- 1897. Fairbanks, Harold W. Oscillations of the Coast of California during the Pliocene and Pleistocene American Geologist 20:213-245, July-December 1897 [Santa Rosa Island fossil elephant bones]