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Measured By Ada Swineford, 1955; Cedar Hills Sandstone,Sandstone, very fine-grained, silty, calcareous, friable, white (5Y8/1); contains white to pink granular gypsum "snowball" concretions in top part, average 6 inches diameter. Bottom contact gradational,Sandstone, fine-grained, calcareous, fairly resistant, red (white spots); forms base of top ledge,Siltstone, coarse, sandy, very friable, calcareous, red (white spots),Sandstone, very fine-grained, silty, very friable, slightly calcareous, red; contains scattered gypsum nodules,Sandstone, very fine-grained, very friable, calcareous, red (white spots),Sandstone, silty, and sandy siltstones; very fine-grained thin (0.6 foot or thinner), interbedded, red (white spots). Siltstones contain [...]

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The database contains a set of measured sections (precise measurements and descriptions of a cross section of an outcrop or roadcut) for selected counties in Kansas. The data is based on archived materials from the Kansas Geological Survey, with sections created from 1900's to 1950's. The graphic columns have been scanned or scanned and traced from the original copies, and the descriptions have been typed in. Current stratigraphic nomenclature may be different than that presented on these pages, and some of these outcrops may no longer exist or may not be accessible.



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