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Road Log, Day Seven: Morning; Sequence Stratigraphy and Facies Architecture of an Exhumed Tocito Sandbody.

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January 01, 1991

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0.0 Leave Holiday Inn parking lot, turn right on Broadway.

0.2 Intersection with Butler/Pinon, continue straight on Broadway.

1.7 Intersection of Main street and Broadway. Drive straight heading west on US 64.

3.4 Junction with road 170. Straight on.

11.8 Turn left on San Juan County Road 6675 to Fruitland and Four Corners Power Plant.

12.7 Intersection with San Juan County Road 6677. Go straight on 6675.

13.1 Cross the San Juan River.

15.7 Turn right on a wide dirt road which shortly becomes paved and is signposted for Da Na Has Ta (Full Gospel Church). Now heading west.

16.1 The road becomes paved.

16.8 Pass a sign reading Da Na Has Ta.

17.4 Pass water tower on left. Four Corners Power Plant clearly visible to the left (south). The Hogback is straight ahead.

21.5 The road crosses through the Cliff House Sandstone cropping out along the Hogback. Ship Rock can be seen in the distance to the left.

23.2 Pass a dirt road to the right. There are pump jacks on either side of the road. These pump jacks are part of the Hogback oil field producing from the Dakota Sandstone at relatively shallow depth and the much deeper Pennsylvanian Hermosa Group.

24.2 Crossing the bridge over Chaco River.

24.6 Turn left across cattleguard on to dirt road. The road forks, take the left fork.

25.1 Road splits. Continue straight ahead on main dirt road. Ahead is a good view of the Hogback.

25.2 Reach a four-way intersection. Proceed

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AAPG Special Publication

Sequence Stratigraphy Applications to Shelf Sandstone Reservoirs: Outcrop to Subsurface Examples

J. C. Van Wagoner
J. C. Van Wagoner
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C. R. Jones
C. R. Jones
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D. R. Taylor
D. R. Taylor
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D. Nummedal
D. Nummedal
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D. C. Jennette
D. C. Jennette
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G. W. Riley
G. W. Riley
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists
ISBN electronic:
9781629811161
Publication date:
January 01, 1991

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