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Data report for the geologic and scenic quality evaluation of selected sand and gravel sites on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming

Open-File Report 2011-1302

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Abstract

In April 2005, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducted field studies on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming, to inventory and evaluate sand and gravel deposits underlying river terraces on tribal lands along the Wind River. This report contains the results for 12 sites of sand and gravel deposits evaluated for their potential use as aggregate in Portland cement concrete, asphalt, and base course. The report provides the results of: * The USGS geologic studies and engineering tests. * A conclusion and recommendation for the best use of sand and gravel materials. * Calculations of available sand and gravel materials. * A scenic quality landscape inventory and evaluation.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Data report for the geologic and scenic quality evaluation of selected sand and gravel sites on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2011-1302
Year Published:
2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Central Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center
Description:
iii, 36 p.; Appendices; Downloads Directory
Time Range Start:
2005-04-01T12:00:00
Time Range End:
2005-04-30T12:00:00
Country:
United States
State:
Wyoming
Other Geospatial:
Wind River Indian Reservation
Online Only (Y/N):
Y