Information Circular IC-19

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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

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Contact Information

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3815 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
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