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A contribution to the geology of northeastern Texas and southern Oklahoma

Professional Paper 120-H

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Abstract

The region in central and northeastern Texas and southern Oklahoma known as the Black and Grand prairies abounds in features of interest to physiographers, geologists, and paleontologists, and the pioneer investigators of this region must have experienced renewed satisfaction in each day's exploration. The reports of Joseph A. Taff, Robert T. Hill, and others, published chiefly under the auspices of State and Federal surveys, represent with approximate accuracy at most places the general distribution of the outcrops of the formations in this region, and contain detailed descriptions of many sections that constitute a mine of useful information. The reader of the present paper is urged, therefore, to hold as most important the general excellence of the earlier reports of these authors and to relegate the inaccuracies and mistakes to which his attention will be called to the relatively unimportant place in which they belong, remembering at the same time that a future generation of investigators may find our own shortcomings as great as those we now criticize.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
A contribution to the geology of northeastern Texas and southern Oklahoma
Series title:
Professional Paper
Series number:
120
Chapter:
H
Year Published:
1919
Language:
English
Description:
35 p.
First page:
129
Last page:
163
Country:
United States
State:
Oklahoma;Texas