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Measured By R.C. Moore, Mudge, J.M. Jewett, H.G. O'Connor and E. Zeller, 1947; Limestone - gray on North side of creek; on South side a yellow clay zone,Shale - blocky at top, flaky below; light gray above and red in basal part; ostracodes at top,Limestone - (makes bench on which Camp Wood is built) upper part light gray and somewhat ashy; middle 3.4 feet is cavernous and contains fossil fragments; lower is massive and porous,Shale - gray,Limestone - brown, platy,Shale - greenish gray,Limestone - platy, thin beds in gray shale,Covered,Shale - gray,Limestone - medium gray and dense,Limestone - medium gray; granular; porous,Shale - light gray; limy,Covered,Limestone - (lower Americus) "horseshoe" markings; fusulines; Marginifera abundant [...]

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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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