Skip to Main Content
Book Chapter

Deltaic facies of the Hartshorne Sandstone in the Arkoma Basin, Arkansas-Oklahoma border

By
David W. Houseknecht
David W. Houseknecht
Department of Geology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211
Search for other works by this author on:
Published:
January 01, 1988

Abstract

Sedimentary facies deposited in channel and interchannel positions within an actively prograding, river-dominated delta are illustrated at two localities near the Arkansas-Oklahoma border south of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Locality 1 (94°17—20"W.; 35°11'41—N.; Greenwood, Arkansas, Quadrangle) is a distinctive, terraced roadcut on U.S. 71, approximately 12 mi (20 km) south of Fort Smith (Fig. 1). The Hartshorne Sandstone dips steeply north (nearly vertical) along the north limb of the Washburn anticline (Fig. 2).

Locality 2 (94°31—20W.; 35°10—30"N.; Spiro, Oklahoma, Quadrangle) is a roadcut on old Oklahoma 112, approximately 8 mi (12 km) west of Hackett, Arkansas (Fig. 1). The Hartshorne Sandstone dips 15° southward along the southern limb of the Backbone anticline (Fig. 2).

You do not currently have access to this article.
Don't already have an account? Register

Figures & Tables

Contents

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
Search for other works by this author on:
Geological Society of America
Volume
4
ISBN electronic:
9780813754109
Publication date:
January 01, 1988

GeoRef

References

Related

A comprehensive resource of eBooks for researchers in the Earth Sciences

This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

View Article Abstract & Purchase Options

For full access to this pdf, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription.

Subscribe Now