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Abstract

Introduction

Geography

Subsurface Rocks

Outcropping Rocks

Structural Geology

Ground Water

Well Records

Logs of Test Holes

References

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Selected References

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Collins, W.D., 1925, Temperature of water available for industrial use in the United States: U.S. Geol. Survey Water-Supply Paper 520-F, p. 94-104.

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Haworth, Erasmus, 1895, The stratigraphy of the Kansas coal measures: Kansas Univ. Quart., v. 3, no. 4, p. 271-290.

Haworth, Erasmus, 1898, Special report on coal: Kansas Univ. Geol. Survey, v. 3, 347 p.

Haworth, Erasmus, 1913, Special report on well waters in Kansas: Kansas Geol. Survey Bull. 1, 110 p.

Hedberg, H.D., 1926, The effect of gravitational compaction on the structure of sedimentary rocks: Am. Assoc. Petroleum Geologists Bull., v. 10, no. 11, p. 1035-1072.

Heller, V.G., 1933, The effect of saline and alkaline waters on domestic animals: Okla. Agri. Expt. Sta. Bull. 217, 23 p.

Hem, J.D., 1959, Study and interpretation of the chemical characteristics of natural water: U.S. Geol. Survey Water-Supply Paper 1473, 268 p.

Hershey, H.G., Brown, C.N., Van Eck, Orville, and Northrup, R.C., 1960, Highway construction materials from the consolidated rocks of southwestern Iowa: Iowa Highway Research Board, Bull. 15, 151 p.

Hilpman, P. L., 1958, Producing zones of Kansas oil and gas fields: Kansas Geol. Survey Oil and Gas Inv. 16, 10 p.

Hinds, H., and Greene, F.C., 1915, The stratigraphy of the Pennsylvanian series in Missouri: Missouri Bur. Geol. and Mines, v. 13, 255 p.

Hoover, W.F., 1936, Petrography and distribution of a highly weathered drift in the Kansas River valley: Jour. Sed. Petrology, v. 6, no. 3, p. 143-153.

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Jewett, J.M., 1954, Oil and gas in eastern Kansas: Kansas Geol. Survey Bull. 104, 397 p.

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Lamerson, P.R., 1956, The regional stratigraphy of Lower Missourian rocks from eastern Kansas to central Iowa: Unpub. Master of Science thesis, Kansas Univ., Dept. Geology, 132 p.

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Lee, Wallace, 1939, Relation of thickness of Mississippian limestones in central and eastern Kansas to oil and gas deposits: Kansas Geol. Survey Bull. 26, 42 p. [available online]

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Lee, Wallace, and others, 1946, Structural development of the Forest City basin of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska: U.S. Geol. Survey Oil and Gas Inv. Prelim. Map 48, 7 sheets.

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McCourt, W.E., Albertson, M., and Bennett, J.W., 1917, The geology of Jackson County: Missouri Bur. Geol. and Mines, v. 14, 2d ser., 152 p.

McManus, D.A., 1956, Stratigraphy of the upper Pennsylvanian Merriam Limestone in eastern Kansas: Unpub. Master of Science thesis, Kansas Univ., Dept. Geology, 196 p.

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