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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1958
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1958) 28 (3): 361–365.
...John James William Rogers; Ross Elmo Dawson Abstract Zircon and tourmaline grains in samples of the Lissie Formation near Houston, Texas, appear to be log-normally distributed by number percentage. Size distributions of bulk samples (predominantly quartz) are log-normal by weight percentage...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1934
AAPG Bulletin (1934) 18 (7): 948–959.
... valleys. The streams, except the large rivers, flow in narrow channels bordered with sand and silt built up slightly above the plain surface. In all clay formations north of the Beaumont the main streams have broad valleys. Some streams are entrenched through the Lissie outcrop area and are not now...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1940
AAPG Bulletin (1940) 24 (4): 693–700.
...R. J. Metcalf ABSTRACT The Lissie formation was deposited on a peneplaned surface. Later action of major streams produced a series of alluvial plains near the coast on which the later phases of the Lissie and the Beaumont were deposited under a flood-plain environment. The Beaumont...
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—Structure contour map on top of <b>Lissie</b> <b>formation</b>, south Louisiana.
Published: 01 April 1958
FIG. 6. —Structure contour map on top of Lissie formation, south Louisiana.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1933
AAPG Bulletin (1933) 17 (5): 453–487.
...Albert W. Weeks ABSTRACT Thin deposits of sandy clay, sand, gravel, and caliche lie on the Cretaceous and Tertiary formations in extensive areas of the Coastal Plain of Texas. One portion of these deposits has been named the Reynosa formation by Trowbridge 3 and Deussen, 4 and another, the Lissie...
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A geologic map of the Hockley Fault study area showing the Willis and <b>Lissi</b>...
Published: 09 April 2018
Figure 4. A geologic map of the Hockley Fault study area showing the Willis and Lissie Formations (taken from Bureau of Economic Geology, 1992 ). The older Willis Formation underlies the Lissie Formation. Note the location of NSRS survey marker F1254 at the Hockley Fault.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1946
AAPG Bulletin (1946) 30 (1): 52–62.
...R. L. Beckelhymer ABSTRACT The writer discusses the stratigraphy of Waller and Harris Counties, Texas, a total thickness of 11,004 feet of Gulf Coastal Plain formations. He describes their lithologic characteristics and faunal markers, ranging from the Lissie formation (Pleistocene) into the Wilcox...
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Series: AAPG Special Publication
Published: 01 January 1936
DOI: 10.1306/SV29337C26
EISBN: 9781629812540
...Abstract Abstract The Driscoll pool is in central Duval County in southwest Texas. The surface is mantled by caliche and gravels of Recent age which makes surface geology unreliable. Sands and clays of the Reynosa or Lower Lissie formation of Pliocene age make up the surface exposures. Tests...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1933
AAPG Bulletin (1933) 17 (7): 816–826.
...I. R. Sheldon ABSTRACT The Driscoll pool is in central Duval County in southwest Texas. The surface is mantled by caliche and gravels of Recent age which makes surface geology unreliable. Sands and clays of the Reynosa or Lower Lissie formation of Pliocene age make up the surface exposures. Tests...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 30 September 1930
GSA Bulletin (1930) 41 (3): 359–382.
... into a youthful plain can not have been formed by the drowning of erosion valleys. The drainage pattern of the area of the outcrop of the Lissie formation suggests the existence of a still older Pliocene-Pleistocene deltaic plain. 12 11 1929 © 1930 Geological Society of America 1930 ...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1956
AAPG Bulletin (1956) 40 (8): 1816–1862.
.... It consists of the following formations: Citronelle, Lissie, Oberlin, Eunice, Holloway Prairie, and Recent. Corrected correlations and mapping for the various parts of the region are given. Origin of the formations and correlations with Quaternary sections of the Atlantic Coast and Northern Interior regions...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1930
AAPG Bulletin (1930) 14 (10): 1301–1320.
...Donald C. Barton ABSTRACT The formations at the surface in coastal southeast Texas are the “Lissie,” Beaumont, Recent, and Recent terrace deposits. The Hockley scarp, one of the most striking physiographic features of the region, is a flexure scarp partly buried by alluvial deposits. The area...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1937
AAPG Bulletin (1937) 21 (4): 491–499.
..., is shown in Figure 4 . On the basis of contained vertebrate fossils, the age of the Catahoula is believed to be Miocene. 5 FIG. 4. —Photograph showing contact between Pleistocene gravel (Lissie) and Catahoula formation at La Loma de la Cruz, 3 miles east of Rio Grande City, Starr County, Texas...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geophysics
Published: 09 April 2018
Geophysics (2018) 83 (3): B133–B142.
...Figure 4. A geologic map of the Hockley Fault study area showing the Willis and Lissie Formations (taken from Bureau of Economic Geology, 1992 ). The older Willis Formation underlies the Lissie Formation. Note the location of NSRS survey marker F1254 at the Hockley Fault. ...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geophysics
Published: 07 June 2013
Geophysics (2013) 78 (4): B177–B185.
... generations of DEM were computed, giving way to the slip rate. Figure  2 shows the general geology and stratigraphy of Harris County. The older Willis Formation (Pleistocene) is primarily composed of clays with lesser amounts of silts and sands (Figure  2a ). The Lissie formation (Pleistocene) mainly...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1935
AAPG Bulletin (1935) 19 (5): 651–688.
..., Stratigraphy, Origin and History, and Structure. Under Physiography it is shown that the present physiography indicates the general features of the geology of the area, that is, the subdivision of the post-Fleming group into four formations, Recent, Beaumont, Lissie, and Willis, and the general structure...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1934
AAPG Bulletin (1934) 18 (12): 1632–1654.
... that may be present. The Beaumont-Lissie contact is only a few miles north of the Esperson dome. The uplift of the surface beds, if any, is insufficient to bring the Lissie beds to the surface. The Beaumont clays are on the surface. This formation varies in thickness from a few feet to 200 feet...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1925
AAPG Bulletin (1925) 9 (7): 1031–1060.
... at the interior margin of a seaward-facing terrace of the coastal plain of Texas, which the senior author has described in a recent paper 1 as the Alice Terrace. The outer and inner margins of this terrace are seaward-facing scarps, and the terrace is coterminous with the outcrop of the Lissie formation...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1932
AAPG Bulletin (1932) 16 (4): 385–408.
...W. Armstrong Price ABSTRACT Minute globules of oil occur in water pumped from Lissie and Beaumont sands of the later Cenozoic of the Texas Gulf Coast. Such oil was observed in 27 per cent of the wells completed in these formations which were visited in San Patricio and Nueces counties...
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(a) A geologic map of Harris County showing the three major <b>formations</b>: the...
Published: 07 June 2013
Figure 2. (a) A geologic map of Harris County showing the three major formations: the Willis, the Lissie, and the Beaumont (modified from Bureau of Economic Geology, 1992 ). (b) Stratigraphic column for Quaternary formations in Harris County.