Geology of the Bighorn Basin Wyoming Geological Association 34th annual field conference guidebook, Billings, Montana, September 17-21, 1983

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Statementeditor, W.W. Boberg.
SeriesWyoming Geological Association guidebook -- 1983.
ContributionsBoberg, Walter W., Wyoming Geological Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16118245M

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Adults will be quite pleased by the book /5(20). Excerpt from Geology of the Bighorn Mountains Throughout the work assistance has been rendered by Mr. Fisher, who mapped portions of the area, measured numerous sections, collected fossils, and examined most of the crystalline rocks; and the author is indebted to Mr.

Albert Johannsen for some of the petrographic : N. Darton. Get this from a library. Bighorn Basin: 50 years on the frontier: evolution of the geology of the Bighorn Basin: field trip and symposium.

[Elizabeth B Campen; Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association.; Wyoming Geological Association.; Montana Geological Association.; University of Wyoming. Institute for Energy Research.;]. Additional Physical Format: Online Geology of the Bighorn Basin book Darton, Nelson Horatio, Geology of the Bighorn Mountains.

Washington: Govt. Print. Off., It also includes a small part of the Bighorn Basin and the eastern end of the Bridger Range.

The report describes the various rocks, their structure, history, and mineral resources, including underground water, coal, gypsum, and various other products. It also contains information as. Geology of the Bighorn Basin book Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin is an oval scooped out of the northwest quadrant of the state and encircled by neatly aligned mountain ranges.

If the basin were the face of a clock, the Bighorn Mountains would run from 1 to 5 o’clock; the Bridger Mountains from 5 to 6 o’clock; the Owl Creeks from 6 to 8 o’clock; the Absaroka Range from 8 to 10 o’clock; and the Bear Tooth Mountains from 10 to.

Bighorn Canyon Strata Column. NPS. A Story of Change. Geology is the study of the Earth, its various landforms, rocks, and what has happened to them throughout the history of the planet.

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The trail was located on the west side of the canyon above the Bighorn River. GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE BIGHORN BASIN, WYOMING DISCLAIMERS NOTICE TO USERS OF INFORMATION FROM THE WYOMING STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BASIN LOCATION MAP EXPLANATION Geology - Interpreting the past - providing for the future 0 10 20 30 40 50 Miles 0 20 40 60 80 Kilometers Qa Qu Qls Qg Qt QTg Twp Taw Twb Tta Twl Tts Tt Ta Twi Ttl Ttp Ts Tml Twr Thr Ti.

A geologic stratigraphic column is basic reference material for a geologist. Below is one for the Bighorn Basin with formation names, ages, rock type, major extinctions and the tectonic setting.

Note that thickness on this stratigraphic chart has no resemblance to rock thickness. Abstract The Bighorn Basin, located in north-central Wyoming and south-central Montana, is an asymmetric intermontane basin of the Rocky Mountain foreland.

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In the southeast the Proterozoic rocks consist of highly deformed, greenschist facies, mafic and pelitic schist. These grade to heterogeneous mafic-tointermediate- composition gneiss to the northwest.

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Derivation of name "Mesa Verde" not stated. Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated a mean of billion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas, a mean of 72 million barrels of undiscovered oil, and a mean of 13 million barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in the Bighorn Basin Providence of Wyoming and Montana.

The geology of Wyoming includes some of the oldest Archean rocks in North America, overlain by thick marine and terrestrial sediments formed during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic, including oil, gas and coal hout its geologic history, Wyoming has been uplifted several times during the formation of the Rocky Mountains, which produced complicated faulting that traps.

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Geologic Province: Anadarko basin* Big Horn basin* Black Mesa basin* Central Montana uplift* Chadron arch* Denver basin* Green River basin* Las Vegas-Raton basin* Montana folded belt province* North Park basin* Orogrande basin Palo Duro basin* Paradox basin* Piceance basin* Plateau sedimentary province*.

The Big Horn Basin is an elliptical lowland, limited on the west by the Absaroka and Beartooth units of the Rocky Mountain system, and on the south, east, and northeast by the crescentic arch of the Owl Creek, Big Horn, and Pryor Mountains (Fig.

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Gallatin forms cliffs above shale slopes of Gros Ventre Formation and is separated from the overlying Bighorn Dolomite by an erosional unconformity. The formation is to ft thick in the Wind River Range, to ft thick in the Washakie Range, Owl Creek, and southern Bighorn Mountains, ft thick along south edge of Wind River basin.

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