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Potosi-Highway 8 Cambrian exposure, southeastern Missouri

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Thomas L. Thompson
Thomas L. Thompson
Missouri Geological Survey, Rolls, Missouri 64501
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James Palmer
James Palmer
Missouri Geological Survey, Rolls, Missouri 64501
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Published:
January 01, 1987

Abstract

This composite section consists of a sequence of roadcuts on Missouri 8, between the town of Flat River and the bridge over Big River, St. Francois County, Missouri (Fig. 1). It comprises strata from upper Bonneterre Formation to basal Derby-Doerun Dolomite; the entire Davis Formation is represented. This exposure is within 3 mi (4.8 km) of the type section of the Davis Formation (SW¼Sec.7,T.36N.,R.5 E., to NE¼Sec.13,T.36N., R.4E.), where approximately 170 ft (52 m) of Davis strata have been described (Buckley, 1908)

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America
Volume
3
ISBN electronic:
9780813754093
Publication date:
January 01, 1987

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