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Small County Exercise, Introductory Geology Version

This page contains links to the version of the Small County exercise that is appropriate for use in introductory-level geology courses. In this exercise, students drill a sequence of wells searching for the peak of an anticlinal structure in a single geological horizon.

The application is packaged in a zip file that is about 32 MB. It may take a little while to download.

To run the application, you need to have a fairly recent version of Java installed on your machine. You can get the latest version from java.com.

Download the version of the application that is appropriate for your platform, unpack the zip file to a folder on your hard drive, open that folder, and double-click the "SmallCounty" icon. The application includes help files (select Help Contents from the Help menu), including help on running the application.


Developed by the Kansas Geological Survey with support from the National Science Foundation
Page updated January 26, 2010
Comments or suggestions to webadmin@kgs.ku.edu