Ogallala Formation (Miocene), western Kansas
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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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 Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.