Paleotopography and Sea-Level Controls on Facies and Thickness Variability of Transgressive Limestones: Upper Pennsylvanian Merriam Limestone, NE Kansas

Kansas Geological Survey
Open-file Report 2003-26

County map of Kansas showing location of the study area in NE Kansas.

Generalized stratigraphic column showing typical lithologies and relationships of the investigated units (Plattsburg Limestone and Bonner Springs Shale) in the study area. Lines show where these units fit within the typical Kansas cyclothem model of Heckel (1984). Note the thin transgressive carbonate unit described in the model.

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