Alva Christine Ellisor, 1936. "Jackson Group of Formations in Texas with Notes on Frio and Vicksburg", Gulf Coast Oil Fields: A Symposium on the Gulf Coast Cenozoic, Donald C. Barton, George Sawtelle
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The Jackson formation of Texas is raised to the rank of a group, and a new nomenclature is given for the various formations and members of this group. The three formations of the Jackson, namely, Whitsett, McElroy, and Caddell, are subdivided into members. Sections of the Jackson from Atascosa County to Sabine County are given, showing the variation in the sections, the unconformities, and the overlaps. Subsurface sections are given to show the persistence of these formations across Texas, to show the relationship of the surface to the subsurface, and to show the unconformities at the top of the Jackson. A section is given to establish the stratigraphic position of the Frio and to show the presence of the Vicksburg in Texas.
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This publication contains papers sourced from the 1933 AAPG Convention supplemented by a few important earier papers and papers solicited especially for this volume. There are 44 papers total, representing the generous cooperation of many oil companies in the release of the latest data at the time of publication.