The channel sandstone of Pennsylvanian age for which the name Englevale channel sandstone is here proposed, was mapped in 1934 by a United States Geological Survey field party, which was then engaged in an examination of the coal resources of southeastern Kansas under an allotment of funds from the Public Works Administration. It is exposed typically near the town of Englevale, in northeastern Crawford County, Kansas. This sandstone was first noted by C. E. Straub and W. H. Courtier. Mapping by Straub revealed the significance of the stratigraphic break, and after he and W. G. Pierce had studied this sandstone...

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