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Surface to subsurface cross sections showing correlation of the Dakota Sandstone, Burro Canyon (?) Formation, and upper part of the Morrison Formation in the Chama-El Vado area, Chama Basin, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 1496-D

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Abstract

This report shows the correlation of the Dakota Sandstone, Burro Canyon(?) Formation, and the upper part of the Morrison Formation in the Chama basin from E1 Cerro dome, just west of Chama, to El Vado Reservoir. Criteria needed to recognize these formations both at the outcrop and in the subsurface is also included. 

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Surface to subsurface cross sections showing correlation of the Dakota Sandstone, Burro Canyon (?) Formation, and upper part of the Morrison Formation in the Chama-El Vado area, Chama Basin, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico
Series title:
Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series number:
1496
Chapter:
D
ISBN:
0607811862
Year Published:
1987
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reson, VA
Description:
57.53 x 35.67 inches and 55.08 x 37.13 inches
Country:
United States
State:
New Mexico
County:
Rio Arriba
Other Geospatial:
Chama Basin
Scale:
1
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N