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Geologic map of the Murray Quadrangle, Newton County, Arkansas

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Hudson, M.R., and Turner, K.J., 2016, Geologic map of the Murray quadrangle, Newton County, Arkansas: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3360, 1 sheet, scale 1:24,000, http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sim3360.

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This map summarizes the geology of the Murray quadrangle in the Ozark Plateaus region of northern Arkansas. Geologically, the area is on the southern flank of the Ozark dome, an uplift that has the oldest rocks exposed at its center, in Missouri. Physiographically, the Murray quadrangle is within the Boston Mountains, a high plateau region underlain by Pennsylvanian sandstones and shales. Valleys of the Buffalo River and Little Buffalo River and their tributaries expose an approximately 1,600-ft-thick (488-meter-thick) sequence of Ordovician, Mississippian, and Pennsylvanian carbonate and clastic sedimentary rocks that have been mildly deformed by a series of faults and folds. The Buffalo National River, a park that encompasses the [...]

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