Jurassic System in Saskatchewan
Published:January 01, 1954
R. L. Milner, G. E. Thomas, 1954. "Jurassic System in Saskatchewan", 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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The Jurassic system in Saskatchewan is represented by four formations, herein described and named in ascending order, the Watrous, Gravelbourg, Shaunavon, and Vanguard formations. The Watrous formation is largely continental in nature, the overlying three formations are marine. Tentative correlations have been made with Jurassic formations in Montana and South Dakota. All formations overlap northward and westward onto the truncated surface of the Paleozoic, and are truncated northward from the International Boundarv by pre-Cretaceous erosion.
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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.