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Discusses Pleistocene terraces, Mississippi River meanders, and drainage; also, stratigraphy, salt domes, and prospective domes. Included annotated bibliography. 238 pages Authors: H. V. Howe and C. K. Moresi
Discusses origin and general geology of the salt and cap rock of Louisiana salt domes; chemical composition of salt; minerals in salt and cap rock; and the origin and occurrence of sulphur. Includes map of Louisiana salt domes. 191 pages Authors: R. E. Taylor
Briefly discusses salt structures, internal deformation patterns, cap rock, utilization of salt domes and needed research and planning. 16 pages Authors: J. D. Martinez
This 285-mile automobile loop begins and ends on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. A carefully calibrated mileage chart alerts the traveler to bayous, plantation homes, Indian mounds, Civil War sites, oil and gas fields, chemical plants, and many natural features that influence the Atchafalaya River and basin. 22 pages Authors: J. D. Martinez and W. G. Haag
Descriptions of the Paleocene, Eocene, and Miocene formations, and a chapter on surface water and streamflow in the area. 189 pages Authors: R. Newcombe, Jr., L. V. Page and R. Sloss
Outlines strategies for controlling salt water encroachment, and evaluation of 200-foot sand, 400-foot sand, etc. 45 pages Authors: J. R. Rollo
Traces the structural development of the LaSalle arch in north central Louisiana and describes hydrocarbon reserves within the Nebo-Hemphill Field. 88 pages Authors: Paul N. Lawless and George F. Hart
A 12-month study conducted at Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge (Orleans Parish), focusing on biomass export from a fastland to adjacent coastal waters through a municipal pumping station and through a stop-log water control structure. Presents data, summaries, and interpretations based on sites sampled, and includes an analysis of the uses and interrelationship between the environment of the fastlands and the immediately adjacent area. 124 pages Authors: Aaron Bass
Mississippi River alluvium and older deltaic deposits, ground water availability discussed. 44 pages Authors: G. T. Cardwell and J. R. Rollo
Discussees effects of withdrawals, salt water encroachment, the piezometric surface. 33 pages Authors: Allen Zack, USGS
Analyzes water level contour maps, discusses salt water contamination, recharge, lateral and vertical movement. 27 pages Authors: S. W. Fader
Discusses physiography, stratigraphy, and petroleum geology; distribution, correlation, and age of Pleistocene terrace deposits. Briefly outlines archeology, early settlement, and development of the parishes. Includes two multicolored geologic maps (scale 1:62,500) and annotated bibliography. 246 pages Authors: H. N. Fisk
Discusses the location, size and development of various sand and gravel pits as well as mechanical and chemical analyses of samples collected. Also contains short report Subsurface Pleistocene of Louisiana by J. W. Frink. 429 pages Authors: T. P. Woodward and A. J. Gueno, Jr.
Determines the age of the salt through the use of fossil pollen spores, algae and fungi. 46 pages Authors: U. V. Jux
Characteristics of brine from oil and gas producing formations in North Central Louisiana. 11 pages Authors: L. W. Hough and C. G. King
Data from tide gage stations, from geologic leveling surveys, from vibracore sampling, and from carbon-14 measurements. 121 pages Authors: S. Penland, K. E. Ramsey, R. A. McBride, J. T. Mestayer and K. A. Westphal
Describes 20 species of fossils found in the oil bearing Oligocene and Miocene formations. 35 pages Authors: E. A. Butler
Lists the names and addresses of oil, gas, and product transporters and gives the approximate diameter of pipelines in specific parishes. Cross-referenced by parish and offshore area. Includes salt dome and geologic maps and a composite columnar section of Louisiana. 178 pages Authors: C. P. Stanfield
Includes data and test results on clays from all 64 parishes, brick plants, and lab procedures. 333 pages Authors: L. H. Dixon and M. E. Tyrell