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Ogallala Formation (Miocene), western Kansas

Edwin D. Gutentag
Edwin D. Gutentag
Water Resources Division, Central Region, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, Colorado 80225
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January 01, 1988


The area in the vicinity of Lake Scott State Park, Scott County, Kansas (Fig. 1), contains excellent outcrops of the Ogal-lala Formation. One of the best vertically continuous exposures is in the west side of the roadcut at the ridge called Devils Backbone, which is located in the NW¼, NE¼, Sec.25, T.16S., R.32W. This section is described in Table 1 and diagrammatically sketched in Figure 2.

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

South-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

O. T. Hayward
O. T. Hayward
Geology Department, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798
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