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Geology and ground water resources of Eddy and Foster Counties, North Dakota

Bulletin 44

Parts 2-3 prepared by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the North Dakota State Water Commission, North Dakota Geological Survey, and the Boards of Commissioners of Eddy and Foster Counties; this report was also published as North Dakota County Ground Water Studies 5
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Abstract

Eddy and Foster Counties are in east-central North Dakota, high on the eastern flank of the Williston Basin. They are underlain by 3200 to 4300 feet of Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks that dip gently to the west. The uppermost formation, the Cretaceous Pierre Shale, lies directly beneath the glacial drift and crops out in the valleys of the James and Sheyenne Rivers. Glacial drift that covers the entire are a averages about 150 feet thick but in certain buried valleys it is as much as 400 feet thick.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
Other Government Series
Title:
Geology and ground water resources of Eddy and Foster Counties, North Dakota
Series title:
Bulletin
Series number:
44
Year Published:
1968
Language:
English
Publisher:
North Dakota Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Grand Forks, ND
Contributing office(s):
North Dakota Water Science Center
Description:
3 Parts: Variously Paginated; Maps
Country:
United States
State:
North Dakota
County:
Eddy County;Foster County