F. G. Fox, 1954. "Devonian Stratigraphy of Rocky Mountains and Foothills between Crowsnest Pass and Athabaska River, Alberta, Canada", Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: A Symposium; Sponsored by the Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists, and the Saskatchewan Society of Petroleum Geologists, Leslie M. Clark
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Twenty-four sections of Devonian rocks have been examined in the Alberta Rocky Mountains and contiguous foothills, most of them between the valleys of the Bow and Athabaska Rivers. In the Athabaska Valley the Devonian is divisible into four formations, which are in ascending order: the Flume dolomite, Perdrix shale, Cheviot limestone and dolomite, and Palliser dolomite. On the southeast, near the North Saskatchewan River, the Perdrix shale disappears, due to a rather abrupt facies change, and from this point to Banff and beyond, two formations embrace all of the Devonian rocks. These are the Fairholme and Palliser formations. The Palliser formation extends from Crowsnest Pass to the Athabaska River without significant change in lithologic character or thickness. Most of the beds are Upper Devonian in age, but the Flume may be very late Middle Devonian.
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Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: A Symposium; Sponsored by the Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists, and the Saskatchewan Society of Petroleum Geologists
An enormous asymmetric structural and sedimentary basin with the deepest part along the eastern margin of the highly disturbed foothills belt of the Rocky Mountains, the Western Canada sedimentary basin is detailed in this volume. It consists of 30 papers dealing with the petroleum geology of the basin, with most of the papers deal with the area south of the Northwest Territories. The geological history of the area is covered, as well as topics such as: regional stratigraphic analysis, paleontological correlations, structural interpretations, folded faults, and the tar sands of Athabaska River.