1-20 OF 48 RESULTS FOR

upper Willow Creek-Porcupine Hills sandstones

Results shown limited to content with bounding coordinates.
Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2010
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2010) 58 (4): 342–360.
... by the St. Mary River Formation and overlain by thick sandstone beds of the Porcupine Hills Formation (Fig. 2 ). The lower contact, which is correlated with the sub-Entrance unconformity ( Jerzykiewicz, 1997 ), is unconformable, whereas the upper contact is gradational ( Lerbekmo and Sweet, 2000...
FIGURES | View All (12)
Journal Article
Published: 18 April 2013
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2013) 50 (3): 282–293.
...Donald B. Brinkman Abstract Turtle fossils of Paleocene age have been recovered from four formations in Alberta, Canada: the upper (Paleocene) part of the Scollard Formation, the upper (Paleocene) portion of the Willow Creek Formation, and the exclusively Paleocene Porcupine Hills and Paskapoo...
FIGURES | View All (10)
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1970
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1970) 18 (2): 156–165.
... units is similar ; (3) a distinction can be made between two sandstone compositio n facies that coalesce in the vicinity of the Bow River . The south- ern facies, comprising the Willow Creek and Porcupine Hills For- mations, is characterized by the abundance of clastic carbonates , and extends...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1977
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1977) 25 (4): 842–867.
... River Formation. This phase was followed in the Maestfichtian by continental deposition associated with the remainder of the St. Mary River Formation and the Willow Creek Formation. UPPER CRETACEOUS, CROWSNEST PASS - WATERTON 845 AGE FORMATION MAESTRICHTIAN WILLOW CREEK (LOWER PART) ST MARY RIVER D...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2009
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2009) 57 (3): 251–274.
... ). In southwestern Alberta, the Willow Creek Formation is correlative to the Scollard and Coalspur formations and consists of gray, sandy claystones and clayey calcareous sandstones. The Willow Creek Formation is underlain by the St. Mary River Formation and overlain by the Porcupine Hills Formation (Fig. 2...
FIGURES | View All (26)
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2011
GSA Bulletin (2011) 123 (3-4): 507–533.
... of cross-stratified shallow marine sandstone. The youngest foreland basin deposits preserved in regions adjacent to the thrust belt are the St. Mary River and Willow Creek Formations, which are broadly dated by vertebrate and invertebrate fossils as Maastrichtian–early Paleocene ( Russel, 1950 , 1968...
FIGURES | View All (15)
Journal Article
Published: 18 April 2013
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2013) 50 (3): 355–378.
... unit having been correlated with the basal sandstone of the upper member of the Paskapoo Formation ( Jerzykiewicz 1997 ; Hamblin 2004 ). Strata of the Porcupine Hills Formation disconformably overlie those of the early Paleocene Willow Creek Formation in the type area and farther south, and those...
FIGURES | View All (6)
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2001
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2001) 49 (4): 472–496.
... level, where the resistant Porcupine Hills Formation remains the resistant ridge-former, and the very recessive Willow Creek Formation and the upper detachment are the sites of a series of drainage features. On the basis of coal moisture content, Hacquebard (1977) and Nurkowski (1984) estimated...
FIGURES | View All (32)
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2005
GSA Bulletin (2005) 117 (5-6): 747–763.
...–58 Ma) and includes a lower interval of shal-dominated sedimentation (Alberta Group; up to 1100 m) overlain by inter-bedded continental to shallow marine sandstones of the Upper Cretaceous Milk River Group through Paleocene Porcupine Hills and Paskapoo Formations. The latter are up to 3000 m thick...
FIGURES | View All (14)
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1968
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1968) 16 (4): 425–430.
... rock fragments in sandstones of the Upper Cretaceous St . Mary River Formation, averaging about 8 per cent, whereas volcanic material is practically absent in the Paleocen e Porcupine Hills Formation (1 percent) . Paralleling the decrease in vol- canic material a reduction in feldspar is seen, from 10...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2000
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2000) 48 (4): 285–306.
... et al. 1986 ). Thus, the position of 28r in these two sections is in structural agreement (Fig. 19 ). In the Porcupine Hills area of southwestern Alberta (Figs. 1 , 2 ), the contact between the upper Maastrichtian/lower Paleocene Willow Creek Formation and the overlying Paleocene...
FIGURES | View All (23)
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1997
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1997) 45 (2): 155–177.
... of the Oldman NORTHERNAND Ma u J Z I.l.I O O- Z "1- 156 A.P. HAMBLIN CENTRAL SOUTHERN SOUTHWEST I SOUTHEAST SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS FOOTHILLS ALBERTA I ALBERTA SASKATCHEWAN 60- PASKAPO0 PASKAPO0 PORCUPINE PORCUPINE HILLS HILLS PASKAPOO buff HIGH DIVIDE RIDGE - ' ~ ~ ~ ~ - - RAVENSCRAG upper upper upper upper grey 65...
Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 September 2007
PALAIOS (2007) 22 (5): 554–566.
... and Gill, 1996 ). This formation is approximately 600 m thick and is intermittently exposed in northwestern Montana from north of the town of Wolf Creek to the Canadian border ( Fig. 1 ). It is dominated by mudstones intercalated with sandstone lenses; these sediments were derived from debris from...
FIGURES | View All (8)
Series: GSA Reviews in Engineering Geology
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1130/REG15-p325
EISBN: 9780813758152
... Stratigraphy of the Foothills and Rocky Mountains, Southwestern Alberta Age Stratigraphic unit Lithology Thickness (m) Comments Cenozoic Tertiary Porcupine Hills Formation Sandstone and shale 1200 Sandstone beds form cliffs or steep slopes Willow Creek Formation Sandstone...
FIGURES | View All (14)
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1999
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1999) 47 (4): 375–390.
..., with uppermost Cretaceous Bearpaw, Blood Reserve, St-Mary, Willow Creek and Porcupine Hills strata exposed in the core (Fig. 3; Lerand, 1983). Early geological mapping of the southern Alberta Plains revealed that three northwest-striking extensional faults are exposed in the Oldman River near Lethbridge...
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1996
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1996) 44 (2): 202–214.
... in the Maycroft map area. Thicknesses used in cross-section construction, and their sources, of exposed and subsurface formations are as follows Sandstone i ii!i Porcupine Hills Formation Iii!iiiiiiiil ow Creek Format,on Interbedded Sandstone : : : ! and Shale 300i 200N metres (approx.) . . . . . . . . . l 100/I...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1993
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1993) 41 (3): 325–348.
...), including the St. Walburg, Barons, Doe Creek, Pouce Coupe, Howard Creek, Phillips, Jumping Pound and Medicine Hat sandstones, and the Dunvegan, Cardium, and Badheart formations. Many studies have focused on the deposition and distribution of sandstones within the Colorado Group (see Stott, 1984; Leckie...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1996
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1996) 44 (4): 654–673.
... FOOTHILLS ALBERTA ALBERTA SASKATCHEWAN i 60- PASKAPOO PASKAPOO - ~ . PORCUPINE PORCUPINE HILLS HILLS PASKAPOO buff HIGH DIVIDE RIDGE - ~ . ~ - , ~ RAVENSCRAG / upper upper upper upper grey 65- lower COALSPUR lower WILLOW CREEK 'lower WILLOW CREEK SCOLLARD ~wer FRENCHMAN _ _ _ cBATTLE/WHITEMUD:: _ { BATTLE...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1996
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1996) 44 (1): 1–13.
... formations (Belly River, Bearpaw, St. Mary River, Willow Creek and Porcupine Hills). The Big Coulee Fault marks the boundary between east-verging and west-verging structures as well as the structural base of the Alberta Syncline (Figs. 1, 3 to 8). It is the upper detachment of the triangle zone in the study...
Journal Article
Journal: Palynology
Published: 01 January 2005
Palynology (2005) 29 (1): 205–262.
... one coal bed (Text-Figure 5 ) in the Diamond Creek area. The coal clasts appear to represent young trees that grew in the coal below and therefore the coal-disconformity-sandstone unit appears to represent an essentially continuous time interval. Several disconformities at the tops of coal beds...
FIGURES | View All (30)