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AGC/AGS Series Guidebook 
Number Series GB 86-4
Title The Tertiary and Quaternary Geology of Crowley's Ridge:  A Guidebook
Author (s) M.J. Guccione, W.L. Prior and E.M. Rutledge
Date 1986
  Prepared for the Southeastern and South-Central Sections of the GSA, Memphis, TN, Apr. 5, 1986
General Description The following aspects of the geology of Crowley's Ridge are discussed:
  • Road log and detailed description of 5 sites (Crow Creek, Wittsburg, Copperas Creek, Poplar Creek, and Liberty Church quarry)
  • General background, location and extent, geologic composition, history of formation
  • Detailed description and stratigraphic chart, source and distribution of the 3 Pleistocene loesses, Pliocene Sand and Gravel Unit, and the 3 Eocenen (Tertiary) Formations
  • Cross Sections
  • Mineralogy of the gravel and sand deposits
  • Description of buried soils, sediments, and structures in braided stream and meandering stream facies exposures
  • Depositional environments of rock formations

*Includes:  39 pages, 16 figures, 4 tables

Availability Yes.  Paper copy Print-on-demand (photocopy-unbound)
Price $6.00
  Contact Sales Office at (501) 296-1877,  for shipping and handling charges.
Online Version Download pdf pdf (2.3 MB)
Contact Information Arkansas Geological Survey
3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR  72204
(501) 296-1877 or  (501) 296-1878

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