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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley,Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database:Well locations

Dates

Publication Date
Time Period
1980
File Modification Date
2013-05-16 14:07:52

Summary

This cover contains wells identified by Dart as having useful informationfor defining the Paleozoic basement in the New Madrid region. Some wells hadborehole breakout data that were useful for interpreting the regional stressfield. These locations are included in the cover "stress" and identifiedwith type 'b'. Data from other wells was more useful for controlling depthto the basement, or providing information useful for determining the riftinghistory of the Rough Creek Graben and Reelfoot rift, or coeval riftingelsewhere in the map area. These and other wells are included in cover"cwell".

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Susan Rhea
Process Contact :
Susan Rhea
Distributor :
Susan Rhea
Metadata Contact :
Peter N Schweitzer
Originator :
Rhea, Susan

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Purpose

The data was generated to help in understanding the seismotectonic hazardsin the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley. This data complements similardata collected in the vicinity of New Madrid, MO(US Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-0574, available via ftp at<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1995/ofr-95-0574/>)

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processingUrl http://sciencebase.org/metadata/geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/97-681/well.xml

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