Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America
One of six volumes generated by each GSA section for the Decade of North American Geology (DNAG) project, this Centennial Field Guide contains descriptions of 100 sites or site clusters representing outstanding geologic locations in northern Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and Alberta.
Mississippian Waulsortian bioherms in the Big Snowy Mountains, Montana
Published:January 01, 1987
Donald L. Smith, Stephan G. Custer, 1987. "Mississippian Waulsortian bioherms in the Big Snowy Mountains, Montana", Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America, Stanley S. Beus
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Mississippian-age Waulsortian bioherms in the Lodgepole Formation are well exposed and accessible for field study in Swimming Woman Canyon, Big Snowy Mountains, Central Montana. Swimming Woman Canyon is east of Judith Gap, northeast of Harlowtown, and north of Rygate, Montana (Fig, 1). The site can be reached by automobile via gravel roads from U.S. 191 or from U.S. 12. Three routes to the site are shown. The route selected will depend on the direction the visitor is traveling. Travelers using the Judith Gap route may be tempted to continue east after driving 15 mi (24 km). Part of the...