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Logs of wells and test holes, page 3 of 5

23-5-3aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 3, T. 2,3 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, November 1945. Surface altitude, 1,624.5 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Dune sand    
Sand, fine to medium 5 5
Sand, medium to very fine, and blue-gray silt and clay 11 16
Sand, medium to fine 12 28
Sand, medium to fine, and blue-gray silt and clay 3 31
Sand, medium to fine 10 41
Sand, medium to fine; grains stained red brown 6 47
Sand, medium to fine; contains some coarse sand and tan clay 10 57
Sand, medium to very fine; contains gray silt and clay 41 98
Sand, medium to fine, and gray clay 9 107
Sand, medium to fine; contains some coarse sand 2 109
Sand, medium to very fine, and gray to tan clay 14 123
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, blue gray and red 1 124

23-5-4cda--Drillers log of well at the NE cor. SE SW sec. 4, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by the Layne-Western Co. for the Kansas Power and Light Co., October 1949. Surface altitude 1,523.3 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, brown, fine sandy 2 2
Terrace deposits    
Gravel, fine, and fine to very coarse sand 36 38
Clay, blue gray 1 39
Gravel, coarse to fine, and fine to coarse sand 15.5 54.5
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, light brown 0.5 55

23-5-4dbb--Drillers log of well at the NW NW SE sec. 4, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co., June 1944. Surface altitude, 1,528.3 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Sand, fine 12 12
Sand, medium to coarse 3 15
Gravel, fine, and sand, dirty 4 19
Sand and gravel, clean, sharp 4 23
Sand, coarse 2 25
Gravel, fine 1 26
Gravel and sand, coarse 14 40

23-5-6dd--Sample log of test hole in the SE cor. sec. 6, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,528.8 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Soil, sandy, dark brown 4 4
Silt and clay, gray to brown; contains fine sand 7 11
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand; contains some very coarse gravel 29 40
Gravel, coarse to fine 8 48
Gravel, medium to fine; contains coarse gravel and coarse sand; grains and pebbles stained red brown 18 66
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, soft, gray green 2 68

23-5-8aa--Sample log of test hole at the NE cor. sec. 8, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by the Layne-Westem Co. for the Central Fibre Products Co., June 1943. Surface altitude, 1,528.1 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, brown 3 3
Terrace deposits    
Silt, brown, and very flne sand 2 5
Sand, medium to coarse; contains fine gravel and fine sand 18 25
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand 7 30
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to coarse gravel 12 42
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains coarse sand 15 57
Sand, coarse to medium, and fine to coarse gravel 5 62
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, micaceous, light brown 1 63

23-5-11cb--Sample log of test hole in the NW SW sec. 11, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,515.2 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Soil, brown, very sandy 3 3
Sand, medium to fine; contains coarse sand 7 10
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains some very coarse gravel 16 26
Gravel, coarse to fine 10 36
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, green 1 37

23-5-13dd--Sample log of test hole at the SE cor. sec. 18, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,499.4 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Sand, medium to fine 6 6
Clay, gray; contains fine sand 4 10
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains coarse sand; grains stained red brown 18 28
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand 13 41
Silt, tan, soft 12 53
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand 48 101
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand 36 137
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, blue gray 2 139

23-5-14aa--Sample log of test hole in the NE cor. sec. 14, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled 1945. Surface altitude, 1,520.5 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Sand, medium to fine 3 3
Silt, blue gray, interbedded with medium to fine sand, limonitic 14 17
Silt, brown; contains much organic material 3 20
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand 10 30
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand 4 34
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, brick red 2 36

23-5-14da--Sample log of test hole in the NE cor. SE sec. 14, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,503.8 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Sand, medium to fine; contains some coarse sand 4 4
Sand, medium to fine; contains tan silt and clay and some coarse sand 3 7
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand 35 42
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse sand 5 47
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, red and blue gray 2 49

23-5-15aa--Sample log of test hole in the NE cor. sec. 15, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled 1945. Surface altitude, 1,511.4 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Soil, very sandy, brown 2 2
Silt, yellow gray; contains fine gravel and coarse to fine sand 4 6
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse to medium sand 4 10
Sand, coarse to fine; contains some fine to medium gravel 10 20
Gravel, medium to fine, and coarse sand; includes a few thin beds of green clay 33 53
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, thin bedded, brick red, some green 4 57

23-5-15dd--Sample log of test hole in the SE cor. sec. 15, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,507.1 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, brown, sandy 3 3
Terrace deposits    
Clay, gray to tan 5 8
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand 6 14
Gravel, coarse to fine 4 18
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand 27 45
Clay, green to tan 1 46
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand 13 59
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, red brown 1 60

23-5-16aa--Sample log of test hole in the NE cor. sec. 16, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,517.5 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, brown, sandy 3 3
Terrace deposits    
Clay, tan to gray 7 10
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains some coarse sand 8 18
Gravel, very coarse to fine 17 35
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand 11 46
Clay, tan 2 48
Gravel, coarse to fine 15 63
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, brick red and gray green 1 64

23-5-18cba--Drillers log of city-supply (Cleveland St.) well in the NE cor. NW SW sec. 18, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled for United Gas, Water, and Electric Co. (now owned by Hutchinson Water Co.), June 1922. Surface altitude, 1,531.0 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Terrace deposits    
Sand and gravel 10 10
Gravel and clay balls 18 28
Clay balls and gravel 20 48
Good, clean sand 13 61
Fine sand 17 78

23-5-21aa--Sample log of test hole in the NE cor. sec. 21, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,514.4 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, brown, very sandy 2 2
Terrace deposits    
Clay, buff to tan 9 11
Gravel, very coarse to fine 24 35
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains thin layers of clay in lower part 25 60
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, red 2 62

23-5-23dd--Sample log of test hole in the SE cor. sec. 23, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,498.1 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, very sandy, brown 2 2
Terrace deposits    
Clay, soft, tan 2 4
Gravel, coarse to fine, and coarse sand 42 46
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; grains stained red brown 4 50
Gravel, coarse to fine 47 97
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, blue green 3 100

23-5-24ad--Sample log of test hole in the SE cor. NE sec. 24, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled December 1945. Surface altitude, 1,495.0 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, brown 4 4
Terrace deposits    
Silt and clay, plastic, light gray 5 9
Gravel, fine to medium, and coarse to medium sand; contains some gray silt 59 68
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, red and blue green 3 71

23-5-29aa--Sample log of test hole in the NE cor. sec. 29, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,515.5 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, sandy, brown to gray 2 2
Terrace deposits    
Clay, gray 5 7
Clay and silt, gray to tan; contains fine sand 4 11
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand 24 35
Gravel, fine to coarse, and coarse sand 12 47
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, red 3 50

23-5-32bb--Sample log of test hole in the NW cor. sec. 32, T. 23 S., R. 5 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,512.1 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Alluvium and terrace deposits    
Soil, sandy, dark gray to brown 2 2
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains clay balls near middle 31 33
Gravel, coarse to fine 25 58
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, gray green 2 60

23-6-1aa--Sample log of test hole in the NE cor., sec. 1, T. 2,3 S., R. 6 W.; drilled by Claude Price for the City of Hutchinson, October 1945. Surface altitude, 1,539.0 feet.

Quaternary--Pleistocene Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil, sandy, brown 3 3
Terrace deposits    
Clay, tan to gray 8 11
Gravel, coarse to fine; contains coarse sand; material uniform throughout 59 70
Permian--Leonardian    
Ninnescah shale    
Shale, brick red 2 72

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