In 1968, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Committee on Statistics of Drilling (AAPG-CSD) made available its first geologic provinces code map (Meyer, 1968) and published an explanatory text for the map (Meyer, 1970). A revised edition in 1974 contained corrections for certain drafting errors in the original but did not alter the provincial boundaries (Meyer, 1974). The boundaries were drawn along county lines to simplify coding, making the county the smallest unit of location. Offshore areas were distinguished only by ownership, whether state or federal outer continental shelf (OCS). The map proved useful...
Research Article| October 01, 1991
AAPG-CSD Geologic Provinces Code Map1
AAPG Bulletin (1991) 75 (10): 1644–1651.
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Richard F. Meyer, Laure G. Wallace, Fred J. Wagner; AAPG-CSD Geologic Provinces Code Map. AAPG Bulletin ; 75 (10): 1644–1651. doi: https://doi.org/10.1306/0C9B29C5-1710-11D7-8645000102C1865D
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