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Collection of Cores from Nebraska


This collection contains test-hole cores through surficial sediments and shallow bedrock drilled by the Nebraska Geological Survey (Conservation and Survey Division), the Nebraska Department of Roads, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and other organizations, including bedrock cores drilled by petroleum and mineral concerns. A portion of the cores in this collection originated from oil producing areas and areas with potential petroleum development within the Panhandle region of western Nebraska. These cores were drilled by oil companies between 1950-1969 and were later donated to the Nebraska Geological Survey (Conservation and Survey Division). With the assistance of the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation [...]

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This collection record was derived from a survey of State Geological Survey organizations conducted under the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Final Harvest from State Inventory on Fri Nov 12 14:24:33 CST 2010

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Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1087772
UniqueKey State Inventory P574

NGGDPP Collection Extension

Rock cores (Rock cores,
Physical Geoscience (Physical Geoscience,
Research (Research,
Reference (Reference,
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration,
Oil & Gas Exploration (Oil & Gas Exploration,
Engineering (Engineering,
Private Sector (Private Sector,
Teaching (Teaching,
sizeover 13,500
unitBoxes (Boxes,
Professional Researchers (Professional Researchers,
Regulatory Agencies (Regulatory Agencies,
Other Government Agencies (Other Government Agencies,
General Public (General Public,
Private Sector (Private Sector,
University Students (University Students,

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