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AGC/AGS Series Information Circular
Number Series IC-19
Title Subsurface Geology of Northwestern Arkansas
Author (s) W.M. Caplan
Date 1957
General Description

This publication presents descriptions of the formations present in the subsurface in northwestern Arkansas.

It includes:

  • Stratigraphy of the Powell dolomite, Everton formation, St. Peter sandstone, Joachim dolomite, Plattin-Kimmswick limestones, Fernvale limestone-Boone formation, Fayetteville shale, Pitkin limestone, Morrow group, Atoka formation, Post-Atoka Pennsylvanian
  • Structure of these units
  • Oil and gas possibilities of the units
  • Location map for referenced wells
  • Isopach and structural contour maps for many of the units
  • Generalized pre-Chattanooga paleogeographic map
  • Tables include: formations and thicknesses penetrated in reference wells, list of reference wells, reference wells used for construction of each plate, gas potentials of reference wells

*Includes:  14 pages, 17 plates, 1 figure, 4 tables

Availability Yes.  Print-on-demand (photocopy-unbound)
Price $3.00 plus shipping
  Contact Sales Office at (501) 296-1877,  for shipping and handling charges.
Online Version Download pdf pdf (3.7 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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