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Introduction

Geography

Subsurface Rocks

Outcropping Rocks

Structural Geology

Ground Water

Well Records

Logs of Test Holes

References

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Logs of Wells and Test Holes

Given on the following pages are logs of 15 test holes drilled by the State Geological Survey of Kansas and logs of 22 wells and test holes obtained from drillers and other sources. Additional logs of test holes are on file at the State and U.S. Geological Survey offices, Lawrence, Kans., and may be consulted there.

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15-22E-16ddb--Sample log of test hole in the NW 1/4 SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec. 16, T. 15 S., R. 22 E., on road shoulder about 280 feet west of creek; angered August 1954. Altitude of land surface, 924 +/- feet.
 Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Roadfill11
Quaternary System  
Pleistocene Series   
Terrace deposits, undifferentiated   
Silt, sandy, tannish-brown34
Silt and clay, very sandy, dark-grayish-brown812
Silt and clay, grayish-brown; contains about 50 percent chert, limestone, and quartz sand and gravel820
Pennsylvanian System  
Upper Pennsylvanian Series   
Missourian Stage   
Shale, clayey, calcareous, bluish-gray222

15-22E-17bbc--Driller's log of well in the SW 1/4 NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec. 17, T. 15 S., R. 22 E.; drilled by Carl Moore and Son for John Erskin estate, November 1957. Altitude of land surface, 1,033 +/- feet; reported depth to water, 125 feet.
 Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Soil22
Clay1921
Limestone2243
Shale548
Limestone1159
Shale867
Limestone1784
Shale66150
Sandy shale (water)30180
Limestone5185
Shale12197
Limestone8205
Shale17222
Limestone13235

15-23E-18ccc--Driller's log of well in the SW 1/4 SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec. 18, T. 15 S., R. 23 E.; drilled by Carl Moore and Son for L.A. Butts, March 1956. Altitude of land surface, 1,065 +/- feet; reported depth to water, 35 feet.
 Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Soil  
Clay69
Boulders211
Sandy clay516
Limestone1026
Shale329
Limestone231
Shale233
Limestone1952
Shale759
Red bed362
Shale264
Limestone367
Shale269
Limestone1685
Shale24109
Limestone1110
Sandy shale4114
Sandstone (water)12126
Sandy shale4130
Shale27.5157.5

15-24E-4aba--Driller's log of well in the NE 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec. 4, T. 15 S., R. 24 E.; drilled by Carl Moore and Son for Arthur Van Daele, August 1956. Altitude of land surface, 1,023 +/- feet.
 Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Topsoil22
Clay57
Boulders310
Shale1222
Lime (water at 40 feet)6486
Shale20106
Lime9115
Shale2117
Lime, soft3120
Shale3123
Lime, sandy4127
Shale6133
Rock, red2135
Shale15150
Lime5155
Slate black1156
Shale23179
Lime1180
Shale15195
Lime1196
Shale4200

15-25E-6caa--Driller's log of well in the NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec. 6, T. 15 S., R. 25 E.; drilled by J.D. Judd and Son for Francis Hodge, 1943. Altitude of land surface, 1,092 +/- feet; reported depth to water, 27 feet.
 Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Soil44
Clay610
Lime shells818
Red bed1028
Sandstone (water)634
Shale842
Limestone82124
Shale29153
Limestone9162
Sandy shale16178
Limestone1179
Red bed6185
Shale7192
Limestone5197
Shale and slate (water)8205
Shale4209
Sandstone8217
Shale5222
Limestone5227

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