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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1130/2013.0033(09)
EISBN: 9780813756332
... of intensive gully erosion on Colorado’s eastern high plains, ~60 km east-southeast of Denver. The site lies along a prominent east-facing escarpment that forms the western divide of the West Bijou Creek watershed (Fig. 1 ). West Bijou Creek is a tributary to the South Platte River that rises along the Palmer...
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VGP plot of the <b>West</b> <b>Bijou</b> <b>Creek</b> section at the Plains Conservation Center ...
Published: 01 January 2003
Figure 10. VGP plot of the West Bijou Creek section at the Plains Conservation Center (NPA). See Figure 9 caption for explanation.
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1967
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1967) 37 (3): 829–851.
... on West Bijou Creek. Estimates indicate that horizontal strata constitute 90 to 95 percent of all deposits. The second most common structure of the flood plains is a tabular planar type of crossbedding formed of foresets developed mostly along outer margins of depositional sheets. Apparently...
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0005-1.59
EISBN: 9780813756059
.... The purpose of this field trip is to visit the recently discovered West Bijou Site Cretaceous-Tertiary (K-T) boundary located in the eastern part of the Denver Basin, Colorado (Fig. 1 ). This K-T boundary section was discovered in August 2000 on the west slope of the West Bijou Creek valley (Barclay, 2002...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2003
Rocky Mountain Geology (2003) 38 (1): 45–71.
..., and a model of basin geometry based on electric logs of oil- and water-wells, to locate a new K-T boundary site in the eastern dever Basin. The West Bijou Site is located on the west side of WEst Bijou Creek, approximately 50 km east of Denver, Colorado. It represents the best-calibrated surface exposure...
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Above: northeast-oriented, oblique aerial photograph of <b>West</b> <b>Bijou</b> Site. Gu...
Published: 01 January 2003
Figure 2. Above: northeast-oriented, oblique aerial photograph of West Bijou Site. Gullies drain east to West Bijou Creek. Below: northwest-oriented, low-angle photograph of West Bijou Site. Position of K-T boundary trench is indicated in both photos.
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2003
Rocky Mountain Geology (2003) 38 (1): 143–169.
... et al., this issue ). Near Big Gulch, a tributary of West Bijou Creek, DMNH loc. 2563 was discovered by Steve Wallace, paleontologist for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in a road cut along State Highway 86, about 11 miles (17.7 km) east of Kiowa, Colorado. DMNH loc. 2563...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2002
Rocky Mountain Geology (2002) 37 (2): 135–163.
... at the base of the D2 sequence; and Zone E (lowermost Eocene) in the D2 sequence, above the basin-wide paleosol unit. The K–T boundary is bracketed by samples from the Kiowa and Castle Pines cores and is located within centimeters at the West Bijou Site. The Paleocene–Eocene boundary is determined...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2002
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2002) 72 (3): 376–385.
... Paleocene to lower Eocene) fills the central part of the Piceance Creek basin of west-central Colorado ( Fig. 1 ). The Piceance Creek basin is a late-Laramide intermontane basin that was bounded on different sides at different times by uplifted, thrust-block highlands. These highlands controlled drainage...
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Figure 7. Example of multiple, discontinuous channel segments along a drain...
Published: 01 July 2006
Figure 7. Example of multiple, discontinuous channel segments along a drainage, West Bijou Creek basin, Colorado. Circles show the positions of active channel heads (source: U.S. Geological Survey digital ortho-photo, 1999; latitude 39.458°N, longitude 104.327°W).
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Left: Equal-area plots of all sample means measured from long surface secti...
Published: 01 January 2003
Figure 4. Left: Equal-area plots of all sample means measured from long surface sections; West Bijou Creek (NPA), Jimmy Camp Creek (JCA) and Corral Bluffs (JZ). Filled symbols/lower hemisphere, open symbols/upper hemisphere. Right: Mean normal and reversed directions with associated 95
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Representative paleomagnetic samples from long surface sections; jca = Jimm...
Published: 01 January 2003
Figure 2. Representative paleomagnetic samples from long surface sections; jca = Jimmy Camp Creek; vva = Video Visions; npa = West Bijou Creek. Vector end-point (Zidjerveld) diagrams. Each demagnetization step is plotted as a pair of the vector's Cartesian components: North (N), East (E
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Figure 3. Rarefied richness of dicot leaf species, with selected 95% confid...
in > Geology
Published: 01 October 2007
]) and representative and identically collected Paleocene floras from single localities in the Western Interior of North America. The West Bijou Creek sample is from Denver Museum of Nature and Science loc. 2379, in the D1 unit (ca. 65.5 Ma), eastern Denver Basin ( Barclay et al., 2003 ). The 64.4 Ma Mexican Hat sample
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2002
Rocky Mountain Geology (2002) 37 (2): 237–254.
... of the Territories led by Ferdinand V. Hayden. The route of the expedition included eastern Colorado, where Cope collected specimens at two places along Bijou Creek on the east side of the Denver Basin ( Cope, 1874a ), although the exact localities are unknown ( Cross, 1896 : 244). The material was scrappy, yet...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 February 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (2): 196–221.
... with basaltic lavas. These rocks are locally intensely folded and faulted, defining in present-day coordinates an elongate east-west−trending basin, and are unconformably overlain by flat-lying late Pliocene(?) and Pleistocene alluvial deposits. The sedimentological, stratigraphic, and structural history...
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Figure 3. Examples of channels, channel heads, and discontinuous scarp flig...
Published: 01 July 2006
Figure 3. Examples of channels, channel heads, and discontinuous scarp flights. (A) Typical head scarp, West Bijou Creek drainage, central Colorado. The valley above is unchanneled. Note tension crack and incipient slab failure at center right. (B) Grass-lined channel in the Dry Creek drainage
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2002
Rocky Mountain Geology (2002) 37 (2): 111–134.
... of the basin where soil development can be examined along a well-exposed, north–south-trending escarpment immediately west of Bijou Creek ( Farnham, 2001 ). On the west side of the basin, mapping by the Colorado Geological Survey in the Monument area (Thorson, personal communication, 2002) and field...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1959
AAPG Bulletin (1959) 43 (6): 1370–1378.
... in the Denver basin and on the west flank of the Cambridge arch. Success ratios for exploratory tests increased about 1 1 2 % for both states, but again Colorado’s “Western Slope” with its ratio of more than 19% was responsible for this gain. There were 34 oil pools and 30 gas pools discovered in Colorado. Most...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2003
Rocky Mountain Geology (2003) 38 (1): 101–120.
..., Johnson and Ellis, 2002 ; Ellis et al., this issue ); SP = Scotty's Palm flora (DMNH loc. 1204; Reynolds et al., 2001 , 2002 ); BC = West Bijou Site flora (study area 21, Barclay, 2002 ; Barclay et al., this issue ); LA = Laramie Formation flora (study areas 31–37, this paper); and JC = all other...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1936
AAPG Bulletin (1936) 20 (10): 1308–1328.
.... The United States Geological Survey now classifies the Dawson as Cretaceous and Eocene (?) in age, instead of Eocene as heretofore. At a somewhat later time, limited collections of plants identified as “having distinct affinities with the Raton” were made in the Bijou Creek drainage area 12 from beds...
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