The 1-430 bypass around the west end of Little Rock, Arkansas, offers a unique section of Paleozoic age rocks demonstrating the various facies and structural styles in the eastern Ouachita Mountains (Stone and McFarland, 198 1). The sections are easy to reach; just drive to Little Rock, Arkansas, on the interstate system and follow the signs to 1-430. The site descriptions are arranged from north to south, starting about 0.8 mi (1.3 km) south of the 1-430 bridge over the Arkansas River.
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South-Central 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 Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.