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Logs of Wells and Test Holes

Given on the following pages are logs of 115 wells and test holes in Miami County drilled by the State Geological Survey of Kansas and local drillers. The letter (T) indicates elevation estimated from 7 1/2-minute topographic maps.

T. 15 S || T. 16 S || T. 17 S || T. 18 S || T. 19 S

19-22-9ddd. Drillers' log of water well in SE SE SE sec. 9, T. 19 S., R. 22 E.; drilled by George H. Swank for Harold Weeks, Des Moines, Iowa, 1952. Depth to water, 34.4 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Soil22
Neogene
Pleistocene Series, undifferentiated
Clay68
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage--Kansas City Group
Chanute Shale
Sandstone, brown1422
Shale, blue628
Coal0.528.5
Shale, blue3.532
Shale, light-gray1042
Drum Limestone
Limestone, blue (water obtained at base of formation)547
Cherryvale Shale3380
19-23-10cad. Sample log of test hole in SE NE SW sec. 10, T. 19 S., R. 23 E.; augered June 1961. Altitude of land surface, 824 (T) feet; depth to water, 7.1 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Road fill33
Neogene
Pleistocene Series
Recent Stage (alluvium)
Silt, sandy, dark-tan3033
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage--Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation
Shale, greenish-gray; with very fine to fine gravel at top134
19-23-15abb. Drillers' log of water well in NW NW NE sec. 15, T. 19 S., R. 23 E.; drilled by Robert Brocaw, Fontana, Kansas, May 1960. Altitude of land surface, 873 (T) feet; depth to water, 43.7 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage--Kansas City Group
Swope Limestone
Limestone3232
Shale, black234
Limestone, blue236
Ladore Shale
Shale, gray541
Hertha Limestone
Limestone, gray647
Missourian Stage--Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation
Shale, gray552
19-24-6ccc. Sample log of test hole in SW SW SW sec. 6, T. 19 S., R. 24 E.; augered June 1961. Altitude of land surface, 821 (T) feet; depth to water, 6.8 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Soil33
Neogene
Pleistocene Series
Recent Stage (alluvium)
Silt, sandy, brownish-gray; lighter in color in the lower 15.0 feet3033
Silt, sandy, yellowish-tan639
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage-Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation
Shale, gray140
19-24-10cdd. Sample log of test hole in SE SE SW sec. 10, T. 19 S., R. 24 E.; augered June 1961. Altitude of land surface, 821 (T) feet; depth to water, 4.7 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Roadfill33
Neogene
Pleistocene Series
Recent Stage (alluvium)
Silt, sandy, brown; gypsum blades in lower 5.0 feet1518
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage--Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation
Shale, weathered, gray826
19-24-14cbb. Sample log of test hole in NW NW SW sec. 14, T. 19 S., R. 24 E.; augered June 1961. Altitude of land surface, 823 (T) feet; depth to water, 5.3 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Neogene
Pleistocene Series
Recent Stage (alluvium)
Silt, clayey, tan33
Silt, slightly sandy, yellowish-tan58
Silt, sandy, tan1523
Silt, slightly sandy, grayish-tan629
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage--Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation
Shale, gray130
19-25-9ccc. Sample log of test hole in SW SW SW sec. 9, T. 19 S., R. 25 E.; augered June 1961. Altitude of land surface, 853 (T) feet; depth to water, 6.0 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Neogene
Pleistocene Series
Recent Stage (alluvium)
Silt, sandy, gray33
Silt, sandy, tan2326
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage--Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation
19-25-16bab. Sample log of test hole in NW NE NW sec. 16, T. 19 S., R. 25 E.; augered June 1961. Altitude of land surface, 843 (T) feet; depth to water, 7.8 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Soil33
Neogene
Pleistocene Series
Recent Stage (alluvium)
Silt, light-brown; some very fine to medium sand in the lower 10.0 feet2023
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage--Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation
Shale, gray to grayish-tan124
19-25-16bcb. Sample log of test hole in NW SW NW sec. 16, T. 19 S., R. 25 E.; augered June 1961. Altitude of land surface, 840 (T) feet; depth to water, 14.4 feet. Thickness
(feet)
Depth
(feet)
Soil33
Neogene
Pleistocene Series
Recent Stage (alluvium)
Silt, dark-tan1518
Silt, grayish-tan1432
Pennsylvanian
Upper Pennsylvanian Series
Missourian Stage-Pleasanton Group
Tacket Formation

T. 15 S || T. 16 S || T. 17 S || T. 18 S || T. 19 S

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Kansas Geological Survey, Miami County Geohydrology
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Web version June 2002. Original publication date June 1966.
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