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Series: Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 1995
EISBN: 9781934969755
.... 1 and 2). Some deposits occur at the northeast edge of the Nashville Dome, the southern extension of the Cincinnati Arch (Fig. 3). Other deposits extend north and northeastward into the Cumberland Saddle, which separates the Nashville Dome from the Jessamine Dome of north-central Kentucky...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1978
AAPG Bulletin (1978) 62 (4): 644–656.
... , P. R. , 1959 , Stratigraphy and lithofacies of Upper Mississippian rocks in the Cumberland Plateau : PhD thesis , Northwestern Univ. , 143 p. Late Mississippian sedimentation patterns were markedly affected by regional tectonics. The collision of Gondwanaland with North America during...
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Series: Geological Society Memoirs
Published: 08 May 2019
DOI: 10.1144/M49.7
... This Memoir presents and discusses recent research mainly concerning the Permian and Triassic geological development of South Island in its regional context, which includes New Zealand as a whole, the continent of Zealandia, eastern Australia and Antarctica. The Permian...
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Published: 01 May 2004
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2004) 55 (1): 1–19.
... saddle area. The depocentres were also the principal loci of Cainozoic inversion during which c. 2500 m of mainly Jurassic and Cretaceous strata were removed locally. Unlike other nearby Permo-Triassic basins, there is no evidence of synsedimentary displacements on basin margin faults. The NNW-trending...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2009
PALAIOS (2009) 24 (6): 336–350.
... at ∼330 Ma. Late Mississippian wetland ecosystems persisted for >1.8 million years before regional perturbation, extirpation, or extinction of taxa occurred. Significant changes in the composition of macrofloral clusters occur across major marine intervals. These results accord with other estimates...
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Published: 12 March 2007
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2007) 44 (1): 61–79.
...Denis Lacelle; Bernard Lauriol; Ian D. Clark Abstract This study documents the discovery of calcite crusts on the upper surface of clasts within morainic complexes in Akshayuk Pass, southern Cumberland Peninsula (Baffin Island), a region underlain by granitic and gneissic rocks of the Precambrian...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1943
AAPG Bulletin (1943) 27 (8): 1039–1059.
... and Hardin counties. The West-Tennessee and Cumberland River upwarps are believed to be arches of Mesozoic and Cenozoic age developed along the margin of the Mississippi embayment, rather than Paleozoic arches formed during the earlier tectonic development of the region. 11 Born 12 has indicated...
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Series: AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1306/13171242St593062
EISBN: 9781629810317
... Public concerns about rising CO 2 levels and global warming have promoted significant research efforts to develop methods for capturing and sequestering or permanently storing CO 2 . The U.S. Department of Energy has established seven regional partnerships to determine the most suitable...
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... Abstract This field guide covers a two-day west-to-east transect across the epicentral region of the 2011 M5.8 Mineral, Virginia, earthquake, the largest ever recorded in the Central Virginia seismic zone. The field trip highlights results of recent bedrock and surficial geologic mapping in two...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1950
AAPG Bulletin (1950) 34 (11): 2095–2132.
... of older Paleozoic rocks which are oil-bearing in marginal parts of the Appalachian basin. Only three of the nineteen deep wells drilled in the region have reached the base of the Silurian. Older Paleozoic formations have not been penetrated. It is believed that no factual or theoretical data can...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2013
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2013) 83 (5): 377–394.
... affinity that can be correlated throughout the lensoid body bound four low-frequency sequences thought to have been generated by regional high-amplitude base-level fluctuations. These low-frequency sequences are composed of less arealy extensive high-frequency sequences, generated in response to localized...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.2110/pec.03.78.0035
EISBN: 9781565763340
... Waverly Arch (northeastern Kentucky; Fig. 1 ) were highs that were active during Meramecian and Chesterian time ( Pryor and Sable, 1974 ; Sable and Dever, 1990 ; Dever, 1999 ; Woodward, 1961 ; Ettensohn, 1975 , 1980 ). The Cumberland Saddle, between the Jessamine and Nashville domes on the arch...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1998
AAPG Bulletin (1998) 82 (3): 412–441.
... as follows: AA = Algonquin arch, ASF = Allegheny structural front, ASHFZ = Akron-Suffield-Highlandtown fault zone, CA = Cincinnati arch, CmA = Cambridge arch, CS = Cumberland saddle, FA = Findlay arch, KA = Kankakee arch, LD = Lexington dome, ND = Nashville dome, OWVHZ = Ohio-West Virginia hinge zone, TFZ...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1949
AAPG Bulletin (1949) 33 (10): 1655–1681.
... in the Cumberland saddle between the Nashville and Lexington domes. In the direction of the Ozark high the Lexington becomes more shaly and silty ( Fig. 6 ), the silt deposition starting practically at the beginning of Lexington in the Cincinnati arch area and increasing in importance southwestward until...
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Published: 01 September 2002
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2002) 72 (5): 657–672.
...Amy B. Khetani; J. Fred Read Abstract The discovery of the supergiant oil fields of the Caspian region has focused attention on eustatic, tectonic, and climatic controls on Lower Carboniferous facies. This paper documents the development of a highly complex, mixed carbonate-siliciclastic ramp...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2014
Journal of Paleontology (2014) 88 (6): 1154–1162.
... (2002), and Krause and Meyer (2004) . The Fort Payne Formation is well exposed in the Cumberland Saddle region of south-central Kentucky, particularly along the shores of Lake Cumberland in Russell, Wayne, and Clinton counties ( Lewis and Potter, 1978 ; Meyer et al., 1995 ). The formation...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1936
AAPG Bulletin (1936) 20 (7): 910–938.
... through West Virginia in a southwesterly direction and into eastern Kentucky with a nearly east and west trend, toward the Cumberland saddle. The basin is modified by a limited number of long narrow anticlinal folds between which lie broad synclinal tracts. If due allowance is made for small offsets...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1975
AAPG Bulletin (1975) 59 (7): 1136–1150.
...Frank Jacobeen; William H. Kanes ABSTRACT The geology of the Broadtop synclinorium, Wills Mountain anticlinorium, and Allegheny frontal zone is interpreted from regional cross sections which use extensive surface, seismic, and subsurface well control in the synclinorium and surface, and scattered...
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... are the Jessamine dome in central Kentucky, the Nashville dome of central Tennessee, and the Cumberland saddle, which is a structurally low feature that lies within the study area and separates the two domes. The Nashville dome (Figure 9 ), located in central Tennessee, marks the southern extent...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (3): 362–375.
...Frank Jacobeen, Jr.; William H. Kanes ABSTRACT The Broadtop synclinorium is a large regional synclinorium which extends from central Pennsylvania to western Virginia. It is the most western of the synclinoria in the Valley and Ridge province, and locally may extend to within 15 mi of the Allegheny...
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