Ground-water data for the Hanna and Carbon basins, south-central Wyoming, through 1980

Open-File Report 85-628
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Abstract

Groundwater resources in the Hanna and Carbon Basins of Wyoming were assessed in a study from 1974 through 1980 because of the development of coal mining in the area. Data collected from 105 wells during that study, including well-completion records, lithologic logs, and water levels, are presented. The data are from stock wells, coal-test holes completed as observation wells by the U.S. Geological Survey. The data are mostly from mined coal-bearing formations: the Tertiary Hanna Formation and the Tertiary and Cretaceous Ferris Formation. Well-completion data and lithologic logs were collected on-site during drilling of the wells or from U.S. Geological Survey files, company records, Wyoming State Engineer well-permit files, and published reports. (USGS)

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Ground-water data for the Hanna and Carbon basins, south-central Wyoming, through 1980
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 85-628
DOI 10.3133/ofr85628
Edition -
Year Published 1986
Language ENGLISH
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey,
Contributing office(s) WY-MT Water Science Center
Description iii, 91 p. :ill., maps ;28 cm.
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