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Geologic map of the Storm King Mountain quadrangle, GarfieldCounty, Colorado

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2002
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2013-05-16 14:06:44

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New 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping in the Storm King Mountain7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Western Colorado I-70Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides new dataon the structure on the south margin of the White River upliftand the Grand Hogback and on the nature, history, anddistribution of surficial geologic units.Rocks ranging from Holocene to Proterozoic in age are shown onthe map. The Canyon Creek Conglomerate, a unit presently knownto only occur in this quadrangle, is interpreted to have beendeposited in a very steep sided local basin formed bydissolution of Pennsylvanian evaporite late in Tertiary time.At the top of the Late Cretaceous Williams Fork Formation is aunit of sandstone, siltstone, and claystone [...]

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Update and reinterpret earlier geologic mapping, and providesufficient geologic information for land-use decisions.
Reduced-size image of the map sheet, 250x283 pixels, 38k bytes.
Reduced-size image of the map sheet, 250x283 pixels, 38k bytes.

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