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Isopach and structure contour maps of the Burro Canyon(?) Formation in the Mesa Golondrina and Mesa de los Viejos areas, Chama Basin, New Mexico

Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 1496-A

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Abstract

In the Chama Basin a wequence of conglomerate, sandstone, and red, gray-green, and pale-purple mudstone occurs stratigraphically between the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation and Upper Cretaceous Dakota Sandstone. This stratigraphic interval has been called the Burro Canyon Formation by several workers (Craig and others, 1959; Smith and others, 1961; Saucier, 1974). Although similarities in lithology and stratigraphic position exist between this unit and the Burro Canyon Formation in Colorado, no direct correlation has been made between the two. For this reason the unit in the Chama Basin is called the Burro Canyon(?) Formation. 

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Isopach and structure contour maps of the Burro Canyon(?) Formation in the Mesa Golondrina and Mesa de los Viejos areas, Chama Basin, New Mexico
Series title:
Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series number:
1496
Chapter:
A
Year Published:
1983
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Description:
44.56 x 36.03 inches and 40.71 x 36.25 inches
Country:
United States
State:
New Mexico
Other Geospatial:
Mesa De Los Viejos, Mesa Golondria
Scale:
24000
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N